Series 105 2004 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 105-039; Ord. 17970; Declaring the need to acquire land to construct a fire station; authorizing acquisition by negotiation or, if necessary, by condemnation
Bill No. B 18-04
declaring the need to acquire land to construct a fire station; authorizing acquisition
negotiation or, if necessary, by condemnation; authorizing the City Manager to obtain and
execute all instruments necessary for acquisition of such land; and fixing the time when this
ordinance shall become effective.
WHEREAS, the Constitution and Statutes of the State of Missouri
and the Home Rule Charter
for the City of Columbia, Missouri, authorize the City Council to exercise the power of eminent
domain, within or without the City, and among other things, to acquire, and maintain any
property, real or personal within or without the City for all public uses or purposes, and to
acquire, receive and hold any estate or interest in any such property; and
WHEREAS, the Council deems it necessary for the welfare and
improvement of the City and
in the public interest that certain private property be acquired by negotiation or by condemnation
for public improvement.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION l. The City Council hereby declares the need to
acquire the following described
land in fee simple to construct a fire station:
Part of Lot 14, Lot 15, Lot 16, Lot 17, Lot 18, and part of Lot 19 of Hunters Gate Preliminary
Plat No. 3.
SECTION 2. The City Manager is authorized to acquire the
land described in Section l by
SECTION 3. The City Manager is authorized to obtain, execute
and record all deeds and other
instruments necessary to acquire the land described in Section 1.
SECTION 4. If the City cannot agree with the owners, or
those claiming an interest in the land
described in Section 1, on the proper compensation to be paid for such land, or if the owner is
incapable of contracting, is unknown, or cannot be found, or is a non-resident of the State of
Missouri, the City Counselor is authorized to petition the Circuit Court of Boone County,
Missouri, to acquire the land described in Section 1 by condemnation.
SECTION 5. This ordinance shall be in full force and effect
from and after its passage.
PASSED this 20th day of January, 2004.