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R1300 R E S O L U T I O N NO. 1300 RESOLUTION authorizing filing of application with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, United States of America, for a grant under Title VII of the Housing Act of 1961, as amended. WHEREAS Title VII of the Housing Act of 1961, as amended, provides for the making of grants by the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development to States and local public bodies to assist them in the acquisition and development of permanent interests in land for open space uses where such assistance is needed for carrying out a unified or officially coordinated program for the provision and development of open-space land as part of the comprehensively planned development of the urban area; and WHEREAS, The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District (herein sometimes referred to as "Applicant") desires to acquire title to certain land known as: An irregularly shaped tract of land located between Union Road and Green Park Road adjacent to and southeast of the Missouri Pacific Railroad Right of Way and lying on either side of Gravois Creek in St. Louis County, Missouri. Said tract of land totaling 65.11 acres is made up of the following undeveloped smaller parcels is to be held and used for permanent open space land for passive type recreation and preservation of the natural state of the tract: 1) 28.49 Acres now or formerly owned by Vescovo Building and Realty Company by Deed Book 4225, Page 534 and Deed Book 4831, Page 171 of the St. Louis County Records. 2) 26.03 Acres now or formerly owned by Joseph A. Goecke and Company by Deed Book 6481, Page 312 of the St. Louis County Records. 3) 9.79 Acres now or formerly owned by William W. Hentchel & wife by Deed Book 6586, Page 839 of the St. Louis County Records. 4) 0.80 Acre now or formerly owned by Rosemary Larkin by Deed Book 4615, Page 6 of the St. Louis County Records. WHEREAS, Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, and the regulations of the Department of Housing and Urban Development effectuating that Title, provide that no person shall be discriminated against because of race, color or national origin in the use of the land acquired and/or developed; and WHEREAS, it is recognized that the contract for Federal grant will impose certain obligations and responsibilities upon the Applicant and will require among other things (1) assurances that families and individuals displaced as a result of the open- space land project are offered decent, safe, and sanitary housing, (2) compliance with Federal labor standards, and (3) compliance with Federal requirements relating to equal employment opportunity; and WHEREAS, it is estimated that the cost of acquiring said interest(s) will be Two Hundred Ninety-four Thousand ($294,000.00) Dollars; 1. That an application be made to the Department of 3 Housing and Urban Development for a grant in an amount authorized by Title VII of the Housing Act of 1961, as amended, which amount is presently estimated to be One Hundred Forty-seven Thousand ($147,000.00) Dollars, and the Applicant will pay the balance of the cost from other funds available to it. 2. That the Executive Director is hereby authorized and directed to execute and to file such application with the Department of Housing and Urban Development, to provide additional information and to furnish such documents as may be required by said Department, to execute such contracts as are required by said Department, and to act as the authorized correspondent of the Applicant. 3. That the proposed acquisition is in accordance with plans for the allocation of land for open-space uses, and that, should said grant be made, the Applicant will acquire, and retain said land for the use(s) designated in said application and approved by the Department of Housing and Urban Development. 4. That the United States of America and the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development be, and they hereby are, assured of full compliance by the Applicant with regulations of the Department of Housing and Urban Development effectuating Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. 4 The foregoing Resolution was adopted October 18, 1972.