Series 106 2005 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 106-598; Ord. 18729; Declaring the need to acquire property for park purposes
Bill No. B 371-05
declaring the need to acquire property for park purposes; authorizing acquisition by
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
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 in fee simple the
following described land for park purposes:
A tract of land located in the Southwest quarter of Section 25, Township 49 North, Range
West, in the City of Columbia, Boone County, Missouri, being part of Tract 2 of the survey
recorded in Book 2521, Page 106 of the Boone County Records and being more particularly
described as follows:
Lot 401, Brookside Square Plat 4.
SECTION 2. The City Manager is authorized
to acquire the land described in Section 1 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 3rd day of October, 2005.