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Ordinance #80

AN ORDINANCE CREATING THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS

PUBLIC FACILITIES BOARD PURSUANT TO THE

PROVISIONS OF ACT NO. 142 OF THE ACTS

OF ARKANSAS OF 1975; PROVIDING FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF

INITIAL MEMBERS THEREOF; PRESCRIBING OTHER MATTERS

RELATING THERETO; AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY.

 

WHEREAS, the City of Johnson, Arkansas (the "City") pursuant to the provisions
of Act Mo. 142 of the Acts of the General Assembly of the State of Arkansas for
the year 1975 (the "Act"), is authorized to establish public facilities boards
for the purposes set forth in the Act, which include assisting in the financing
of residential housing facilities within or near the City; and
WHEREAS, the providing of decent, safe and sanitary residential housing
facilities will be aided by the creation of a public facilities board to assit
in the financing of residential housing facilities.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:
Section 1. Creation of Board. Pursuant to the authority of the Act there
is hereby created and established the "City of Johnson, Arkansas Public Facilities
Board" ("Facilities Board") with the authority and powers provided in the Act.
Section 2. Members of the Board; Term of Office; Duration of the Board.
The Facilities Board shall consist of five persons. The initial members shall,
as provided in the Act, be appointed by the Mayor of the City to serve for terms
of. one, two, three, four and five years, respectively. The members of the
Facilities Board shall be residents of the City and shall take and file with the
City Clerk the oath of office prescribed by the Act.
Section3. Organization; Reports. As soon as practicable after the adoption
of this Ordinance the Facilities Board shall meet and elect such officers as
shall be required by the Act. The Facilities Board may adopt such by-laws and
other rules and regulations as shall be necessary for the conduct of its business
and consistent with the provisions of the Act. The Facilities Board shall cause
to be filed with the City Clerk of the City the annual report described in
Section 18 of the Act.

Section 4. Emergency. It is hereby found and determined that there is an
immediate and urgent need for the providing of decent, safe and sanitary housing
in or near the City, and that the creation of a Public Facilities Board is
necessary to provide such housing. Therefore, an emergency is declared to exist
and this Ordinance being necessary for the public welfare shall be in full force
and effect from and after its passage and approval.