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Resolution C - Annexation by Referendum

Reference Number: MTAS-2111
Tennessee Code Annotated
Reviewed Date: January 11, 2016
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Resolution C

 

A Resolution Calling for a Referendum to Annex Certain Territory and to

Incorporate the same within the Boundaries of the City of ________Tennessee, and to Approve a Plan of Services

(insert brief address etc. of property)

 

            WHEREAS, the City of_________, upon its own initiative, proposes the extension of its corporate limits by the annexation of certain territory adjoining its existing boundaries and within its urban growth boundaries by referendum; and

            WHEREAS, the statutory posting and publication requirements for the proposed annexation of territory by referendum and the Plan of Services, including review and recommendation by the ________Planning Commission, have been fully met; and

            WHEREAS, a public hearing on the proposed annexation and Plan of Services was held by this governing body on ______________, 20__; and

            WHEREAS, a Plan of Services for the area proposed for annexation is attached as Exhibit A hereto, which Plan of Services addresses the same services and timing of services as required in Tennessee Code Annotated § 6-51-102; and

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City of _______Tennessee as follows:

            A.  That the _______ County Election Commission is hereby requested to conduct a referendum election for the annexation of territory into the boundaries of the City of ________, for qualified voters within the subject territory, to wit:

[Legal description of property]

 

            B.  OPTIONAL – That the ________ County Election Commission is also requested to conduct a second election regarding the annexation for qualified voters of the City of _______.

            C.  That the Plan of Services for this territory which is attached as Exhibit A hereto is approved and the same is hereby adopted, becoming operative thirty (30) days following certification by the election commission that the annexation was approved.

            D.  (NOT APPLICABLE TO ALL MUNICIPALITIES) That this territory shall be included in the ________District, becoming operative thirty (30) days following certification by the election commission that the annexation was approved.

            E.  That the Mayor/City Manager/Recorder shall cause a copy of the election certification and the adopted Plan of Services to be forwarded to the Mayor of _______ County, upon certification by the election commission that the annexation was approved.

            F.  That a copy of this Resolution shall be recorded with the _________ County Register of Deeds, and a copy shall also be sent to the Tennessee Comptroller of the Treasury and the ________ County Assessor of Property, following certification by the election commission that the annexation was approved.

            G.  That a copy of this Resolution, as well as the portion of the Plan of Services related to emergency services and a detailed map of the annexed area, shall be sent to any affected emergency communication district, following certification by the election commission that the annexation was approved.

 

           WHEREUPON, the Mayor declared the Resolution adopted, affixed a signature and the date thereto, and directed that the same be recorded.

 

                                                                        Mayor_________________________________________

                                                                         Date: _____________________________________

                                                                                           

_______________________________

City Recorder

 

Approved as to Form and Legality this ____ day of ________, 20__.

_______________________________

City Attorney

 

Responsible: