Box 10, Folder 11, Document 41

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Box 10, Folder 11, Document 41

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A RESOLUTION
BY THE FINANCE COMMITTEE
WHEREAS, certain individuals and corporations intere sted in the preservation of law and order in the City of
At l anta have pledged to the City of Atlanta the payment of
sums t otaling the amount of $10,000 to be used as a reward
for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the
person or persons guilty of the shooting and death of HERBERT
VORNER and the shooting and wounding of ROY WRIGHT; and
WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta, in the enforcement of
law and order within said City, is willing to accept said
p l edge of funds and to establish such reward and the regulations and requirements for the payment of such a reward,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Mayor and Board
of Aldermen of the City of Atlanta as follows:
1.
That the pledge of cer ta in funds by certain in-
dividuals and corporations of the City of Atlanta in th e
total amount of $10,000 for the payment of a reward in that
amount for information leading to the arrest and conviction
of the person or persons guilty of the shooting and death of
HERBERT VORNER and the shooting and wounding of ROY WRIGHT,
be and the same i s
2.
0r eby accepted.
That there is hereby established a Committee com-
posed of the City Attorney, Chief of Police and Chairma n of
the Police Committee of the City of Atlanta which shall determine the payment of the reward as set forth herein.
This
Committee will work with the appropriate law en f orcement
officers concerned with the sh oo ting and death of HERBERT VORNER
�and the shoo ting and wounding of ROY WRI GHT to determine the
pers on or per sons who may b e ent it le d to rewards and th e' p e rcentage of such rewards.
The decision of this Committee shall
be f i na l.
3.
No reward will be earned or payable hereunder
until a convict i on of the person or persons charged with the
criminal act has been ob t ained and the appeal, if any, has
been finally determined in favor of conviction or the time
for such appeal has expired.
If, however, the person or
persons charged with a criminal act dies prior to conviction
the Committee named above may, nevertheless, in its sole
discretion, determine that a reward or rewards should be
paid and pay such reward or rewards under this resolution.

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