Series 107 2006 ORDINANCES/RESOLUTIONS
Section 107-151; Ord. 18938; Declaring the need to acquire property for park purposes; authorizing acquisition by negotiation or, if necessary, by condemnation
Bill No. B 82-06
declaring the need to acquire property for park purposes; authorizing acquisition
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
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:
Lot 88, Plat 6 of The Hamlet.
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 nonresident 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 6th day of March, 2006.