ORDINANCE NO.  2018-2562
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF FREEPORT, TEXAS, CONTAINING A PREAMBLE; ENACTING AND ADOPTING A SUPPLEMENT TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCE OF THE CITY; AND PROVIDING THAT THIS ORDINANCE SHALL TAKE EFFECT AND BE IN FORCE FROM AND AFTER ITS PASSAGE AND ADOPTION.
WHEREAS, the City of Freeport, Texas, (“the City”) is a “Home Rule City” and a “Home Rule Municipality” lying and situated in Brazoria County, Texas, as described in and defined by Section 5, Article XI of the Constitution of Texas and Section 1.005 of the Local Government Code of Texas, respectively; and,
WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of Chapter 53 of the Local Government Code, the City Council of the City by its Ordinance No. 1806, read, passed and adopted on the 9th day of September, 1996, adopted a Code of Ordinance for the City prepared by American Legal Publishing Corporation of Cincinnati, Ohio (“ALP”); and,
Whereas, supplements S-l, S-2, S-3, S-4, S-5, S-6, S-7, S-8, S-9, S-10, S-11, S-12, S-13, S-14, S-15, S-16, S-17, S-18, S-19, S-20 and S-21 to said Code of Ordinances prepared by ALP have heretofore been adopted by Ordinance Numbers 1817, 1813, 1853, 1888, 2001-1931, 2002-1998, 2003-2024, 2005-2104, 2006-2136, 2007-2175, 2008-2211-B, 209-2225, 2010-2258, 2011-2290, 2012-2028,  2013-2055, 2014-2070, and 2015-2099b, 2016-2152 and 2018-2561 of the City, respectively; and,
WHEREAS, ALP has completed supplement S-22 to said Code of Ordinance containing all ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted since the adoption of Supplement S-21 and has recommended its adoption by the enactment of this ordinance.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FREEPORT, TEXAS:
   First, Supplement S-22 to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Texas, as submitted by ALP, and as attached hereto, be and the same is hereby adopted by reference as if set out in its entirety.
   Second, such supplement shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the City Council and the City Secretary is hereby authorized and directed to insert such supplement into the copy of such Code of Ordinances kept on file in the City Secretary’s office.
   Third, this ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage and adoption.
   READ,  PASSED AND ADOPTED this 5th day of November, 2018.
                                                 Troy T. Brimage  /s/ 
                                             Troy T. Brimage, Mayor
                                             City of Freeport, Texas
ATTEST:
      Laura Tolar  /s/                     
Laura Tolar, Assistant City Secretary
City of Freeport, Texas
APPROVED AS TO FORM ONLY
    Wallace Shaw /s/           
Wallace Shaw, City Attorney
City of Freeport, Texas