ORDINANCE NO. 1817
AN ORDINANCE ENACTING AND ADOPTING A SUPPLEMENT TO THE CODE OF ORDINANCES FOR THE CITY OF FREEPORT, TEXAS AND DECLARING AN EMERGENCY
WHEREAS, American Legal Publishing Corporation of Cincinnati, Ohio, has completed the S-1 supplement to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Texas, which supplement contains all ordinances of a general and permanent nature enacted since the prior supplement to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Texas; and
WHEREAS, American Legal Publishing Corporation has recommended the revision or addition of certain sections of the Code of Ordinances which are based on or make reference to sections of the Texas code; and
WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Freeport City Council to accept these updated sections in accordance with the changes of the law of the State of Texas; and
WHEREAS, it is necessary to provide for the usual daily operation of the City of Freeport, Texas and for the immediate preservation of the public peace, health, safety and general welfare of the City of Freeport, Texas that this ordinance take effect at an early date;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF FREEPORT, TEXAS:
Section 1.   That the S-1 supplement to the Code of Ordinances of the City of Freeport, Texas, as submitted by American Legal Publishing Corporation of Cincinnati, Ohio, and as attached hereto, be and the same is hereby adopted by reference as it set out in its entirety.
Section 2.   Such supplement shall be deemed published as of the day of its adoption and approval by the City Council and the City Secretary of the City of Freeport, Texas, is hereby authorized and ordered to insert such supplement into the copy of the Code of Ordinances kept on file in the office of the City Secretary.
Section 3.   This ordinance is declared to be an emergency measure necessary for the immediate preservation of the peace, health, safety and general welfare of the people of this municipality, and shall take effect at the earliest date provided by law.
   PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Freeport on this 21st day of July, 1997.
                                    James A. Barnett, Jr.  /s/
ATTEST:                                 Mayor
                                    Freeport, Texas
Deborah L. Murphy  /s/
City Secretary
Freeport, Texas