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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRes 2006-09-01 Authorizing Entering into a Bounday Line Settlement Agreemant with City of Van AlstyneRESOLUTIONNO. a006- v9 -of RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF ANNA TO ENTER INTO A BOUNDARY LINE SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT WIifH THE CITY OF VAN ALSTYNE WHEREAS, the cities of Arma and Van Alstyne are adjacent cities; and WIIEREAS, the Cities have a mutual boundary in the form of both abutting city limits and adjacent extraterritorial jurisdiction, and good goverrunental services to the residents of both Cities includes coordination of traffic, engineering and planning services along and affecting the mutual boundary; and WHEREAS, Section 43.031 of the LOCAL GOVERNMENT CODE, Texas Revised Civil Statutes, authorizes adjacent municipalities to make mutually agreeable changes in their boundaries and to agree among themselves as to the correct designation of possible overlapping extraterritorial jurisdiction; and WHEREAS, Anna and Van Alstyne desire to enter into this Agreement designating the ultimate boundary line between the two cities so that each of them can plan for the provision of future governmental services and functions; and WHEREAS, the Cities have each determined that entering into this Agreement is in the best interest of the public health, safety and welfare and aids in performance of important governmental functions. NOW THEREFORE, the City of Anna, Texas, acting by and through its City Council, does hereby resolve that: The City Manager of the City of Alma, Texas is hereby authorized to execute on behalf of the City of Anna that certain Boundary Line Settlement Agreement which is attached hereto as Exhibit A and to tender the same to the City of Van Alstyne as an offer of settlement with a request that the City Council of the City of Van Alstyne accept the same. This Resolution is approved by the City Council of the City of Anna, Texas, in a meeting held on the _/ day of September, 2006. ayor, City of Anna, Texas Seeretar� City of Anna, Texas iu nn,n, _"," OF A�yo. r1:1Mun@iptllAnnemewiution re boundary line agreement with VA.wpd ? V•