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Resolution No. 97- 20 <br /> A RESOLUTION OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA <br /> URGING THE CONTINUED APPROPRIATION OF FUNDING <br /> FOR PRESERVATION 2000 <br /> WHEREAS, the citizens of Indian River County have advanced <br /> environmental land preservation efforts with voter approval to <br /> locally fund a county wide preservation program; and <br /> WHEREAS, Preservation 2000 is a ten-year program designed to <br /> acquire and therefore save Florida's best remaining natural land, <br /> and is the State's most comprehensive land protection program; and <br /> . WHEREAS, Florida's population growth and conversion of natural <br /> areas continue to threaten our natural systems; and <br /> WHEREAS, Preservation 2000 offers an opportunity for funding <br /> partnership between Indian River County and the State to protect <br /> environmentally significant lands and support the implementation of <br /> our county comprehensive plan; and <br /> WHEREAS, Indian River County recognizes the important of <br /> Preservation 2000 in enabling the implementation of conservation <br /> goals, growth management and comprehensive land use plans: <br /> NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY <br /> COMMISSIONERS OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA: <br /> Section 1. That the Indian River County Board of County <br /> Commissioners hereby urges the Legislature of the State of Florida <br /> to: <br /> A. Appropriate funding for a eighth series of <br /> Preservation 2000 bonds. <br /> B. Designate a permanent funding source for the <br /> Remaining years of the Preservation 2000 program. <br /> Section 2. This Resolution shall become effective immediately <br /> upon adoption. <br /> The Resolution was moved for adoption by Commissioner <br /> Ginn , the motion was seconded by Commissioner Ti in , and upon <br /> being put to a vote, the vote was as follows: <br /> Chairman Carolyn K. Eggert Aye <br /> Vice Chairman John W. Tippin Aye <br /> Commissioner Fran B. Adams Aye <br /> Commissioner Caroline D. Ginn Aye <br /> Commissioner Kenneth R. Macht Aye <br /> The Chairman declared the resolution duly passed and adopted <br /> this 18 day of March, 1997. <br /> BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br /> INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA <br /> teuurr co, <br /> Carolyn } . Eggert, } airman <br /> �Atteat : <br /> :v g <br /> �TJ,e <br /> COMM\PRRS2000\AW <br />