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R1374 R E S O L U T I O N NO. 1374 WHEREAS, The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District was instrumental in having adopted on October 4, 1966 by the United States Senate Committee on Public Works, a Resolution calling for a Study by the Corps of Engineers for Flood Control in the Area of the Tributary Streams of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District, and WHEREAS, The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District supports the Corps of Engineers planning efforts in The Metropolitan St. Louis Area, and WHEREAS at the Corps of Engineers Public Hearing held on Friday, June 14, 1968, concerning tributary streams in our area of jurisdiction, The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District pledged to serve as the local sponsor for any projects that might result from the Corps of Engineers studies, and WHEREAS, the first phase of these studies is the Maline Creek Pilot Study. We now look forward to seeing this first phase of work culminate in a project that will greatly benefit the people in its Maline Creek Watershed and the surrounding region. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT that The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District will act as local sponsor for the Maline Creek Project, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT that we specifically request that as soon as the Maline Creek project has been authorized by 2 Congress, an early land acquisition program be actively and officially pursued, and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES that The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District herewith extends to the Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District, its thanks and commendation for the leadership, cooperation, and exceptionally competent studies and planning in seeking to resolve the major stormwater drainage problems on tributary streams within The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District; and BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES that the Chairman of this Board convey by appropriate letter the contents of this Resolution to the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers, St. Louis District. The foregoing Resolution was adopted October 31, 1973.