Section 103-140 Res. 52-02; Setting a Public Hearing RE: Annexation of the "South Area"


Council Bill No.          R 52-02          
    
A RESOLUTION

proposing to annex the “South Area” to the City of Columbia, Missouri; and setting a public hearing to present a “Plan of Intent” and receive public comment.

    WHEREAS, the City of Columbia proposes to annex the area referred to in this resolution as the “South Area”; and

    WHEREAS, a “Plan of Intent” describing the services proposed to be furnished by the City is being prepared; and

    WHEREAS, a public hearing is required to allow citizens to express opinions on the proposed annexation.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.  The City of Columbia hereby expresses its intent to annex the “South Area.” The “South Area” is contiguous to the existing city limits and is generally described as:
        
AN AREA CONTAINING APPROXIMATELY 1.9 SQUARE MILES LOCATED GENERALLY SOUTH OF THE CITY LIMITS, INCLUDING SEVERAL ISLANDS OF UNINCORPORATED BOONE COUNTY SURROUNDED BY THE CITY, AS ILLUSTRATED BY THE MAP, MARKED “EXHIBIT A,” WHICH IS ATTACHED TO AND MADE A PART OF THIS RESOLUTION.

The length of the contiguous boundary common to the existing city limits and the area proposed to be annexed is at least fifteen percent of the length of the perimeter of the area proposed for annexation.

    SECTION 2. A public hearing will be held before the City Council of the City of Columbia, Missouri in the Council Chamber on the Fourth Floor of the Daniel Boone Building, 701 E. Broadway, Columbia, Missouri on Monday, May 6, 2002 at 7:00 p.m. to consider the proposed annexation of the “South Area” to the City of Columbia, Missouri.  At the hearing, the City shall present a “Plan of Intent” and evidence in support of the plan.  All citizens and interested persons will be given an opportunity to be heard.

    SECTION 3.  The City Clerk is hereby directed to cause notice of this hearing to be published in a newspaper of general circulation in Boone County, Missouri, once a week for three consecutive weeks prior to the hearing, with at least one such notice being not more than twenty days and not less than ten days before the hearing.

    SECTION 4.  The City Manager shall cause a good faith effort to be made to give notice of the hearing to all fee owners of record within the area proposed to be annexed by certified mail, not less than thirty nor more than sixty days before the hearing.

    ADOPTED this 4th day of March, 2002.