Section 110-249; Ord. 20287; Declaring the need to acquire land for park purposes; authorizing acquisition by negotiation; authorizing the City Manager to obtain and execute all instruments necessary for acquisition of such land


Ordinance No. 20287                             Council Bill No.  B 130-09

     AN ORDINANCE

declaring the need to acquire land for park purposes; authorizing acquisition by negotiation; 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 for public improvement.

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

    SECTION 1.    The City Council hereby declares the need to acquire in fee simple the following described land for park purposes:

Lot 2 and Lot 28 of the Valley View Ridge Subdivision, Plat 1.

    SECTION 2.    The City Manager is authorized to acquire the land described in Section 1 by negotiation.

    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.    This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage.

    PASSED this 1st day of June, 2009.