A RESOLUTION OF THE BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS OF BUTTS COUNTY TO ENCOURAGE SUPPORT OF A PRIVATE PROJECT TO REHABILITATE THE FORMER HENDERSON SCHOOL CAMPUS; TO AUTHORIZE THE CHAIRMAN TO SIGN THE RESOLUTION; TO AUTHORIZE THE CLERK OF BUTTS COUNTY TO ATTEST ALL DOCUMENTS; AND FOR OTHER RELATED AND LAWFUL PURPOSES.

WHEREAS, the Henderson School Alumni Association Trust, a private entity, was formed to acquire, rehabilitate and repurpose the old Henderson School Campus on North Mulberry Street in Jackson to become a useful and productive center for Butts County citizens, and;

WHEREAS, the Association desires the consent and encouragement of the Governing Authority of Butts County to move forward with this project, now therefore be it:

RESOLVED, that the Commission hereby declares that the foregoing preamble and whereas provisions set forth hereinabove constitute, and shall be considered to be, substantive provisions of this Resolution and are hereby incorporated by reference into this provision.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Commission, through this Resolution, does hereby give its endorsement for the Association to seek whatever grants may be available to support their stated objectives for this campus, including but not limited to, historic preservation grants, and;

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Commission supports any application for programs to bring and establish a Boys and Girls Club for Butts County as an anchor program for this facility, and;

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED that the Board authorizes the Chairman of the Board of Commissioners to sign this Resolution on their behalf and to authorize the Clerk of Butts County to attest all signatures and spread this resolution upon the minutes of the Board of Commissioners

Adopted in open session this 12th Day of August, 2019.

/s/ Ken Rivers, Chairman

/s/ J. Michael Brewer, Deputy County Administrator, Attesting

Motion: Douglas, K. of the 4th
Second: Brown, J. of the 3rd
Status: Approved, with Rivers, K. and Crumbley, R., Joining
Author: Brewer, M