HCR 5015--
Session of 1997
House Concurrent Resolution No. 5015
By Committee on Economic Development

9 A CONCURRENT RESOLUTION approving the creation of a Butler 10 County Port Authority. 11 12 WHEREAS, The State of Kansas encourages economic development 13 and cooperation to maintain and foster the economic stability and con- 14 tinued growth needed for a prosperous economy; and 15 WHEREAS, The economic prosperity and well-being of Butler 16 County, Kansas, will be enhanced and improved by the creation of a port 17 authority; and 18 WHEREAS, The Commission of Butler County, Kansas, believes it is 19 in the best interests of the citizens and residents of Butler County, Kansas, 20 that a port authority be created to preserve, enhance and improve the 21 economic prosperity of Butler County; and 22 WHEREAS, The Commission of Butler, Kansas, believes it should 23 take the initiative to create a port authority and that the governmental 24 units in the counties of Wilson, Elk, Greenwood and Sedgwick, as elected 25 by appropriate resolution or ordinance, or both, join the port authority 26 by cooperative agreement; and 27 WHEREAS, The legislature of the state of Kansas agrees with the 28 Commission of Butler County's assertions: Now, therefore, 29 Be it resolved by the House of Representatives of the State of Kansas, 30 the Senate concurring therein: That the legislature of the State of Kan- 31 sas, in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 12-3402 and amendments 32 thereto, hereby approves the creation of a port authority with all the 33 powers, duties, limitations and obligations stated in article 34 of chapter 34 12 of the Kansas Statutes Annotated as the Commission of Butler County, 35 may, by appropriate resolutions or ordinances, create and that such other 36 governmental units in the counties of Wilson, Elk, Greenwood and Sedg- 37 wick, as elected by appropriate resolution or ordinance, or both, may join 38 such port authority by cooperative agreement.