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City of Lester Prairie Ordinance 228 - Annexation

ORDINANCE NO. 228

AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF ESTER PRAIRIE TO INCLUDE CERTAIN UNINCORPORATED UNPLATTED LAND ABUTTING UPON THE CITY LIMITS

WHEREAS, a certain Petition for Annexation dated July 16, 2002, requesting annexation of the territory hereinafter described was duly presented to the Council on the 13th day of January, 2003; and

WHEREAS, the quantity of land described within the area described in the petition and bounded as described is less than 200 acres of unplatted land, no part of which is included within the limits of an incorporated city, village or borough; and

WHEREAS, the petition was signed by all the owners of said lands; and

WHEREAS, no objections to the annexation have been received from the County Board, or the governing body of any municipality whose boundaries abut upon the boundaries of the land to be annexed; and the town board has waived its right to object; and

WHEREAS, no hearing is required by law on the proposed annexation;

WHEREAS, the land described in the petition abuts upon the City limits at the West boundary thereof.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF LESTER PRAIRIE,

MINNESOTA ORDAINS:

Section 1. The City Council hereby determines (1 ) that the annexation will be to the best interest of the City and the territory affected; (2) that the territory described herein abuts upon the City limits and is urban or suburban in character; and (3) that none of said territory is now included within the limits of any city, village or borough.

Section 2. Territory Annexed. The corporate limits of the City are hereby extended to include the unplatted land described as follows and the same is hereby annexed to and included within the City as effectually as if it had originally been a part thereof.

Section 3. Filing. The City Clerk is hereby directed to file certified copies of this Ordinance with the Office of Strategic and Long Range Planning, the Secretary of State, McLeod County Auditor, Bergen Township Clerk, and McLeod County Recorder.

Section 4. Effective Date. This ordinance takes effect upon its passage and publication and the filing of the certified copies as directed in Section 3, and after approval by the Office of Strategic and Long Range Planning.

Adopted this 10th day of March, 2003.

CITY OF LESTER PRAIRIE:

Eric Angvall, Its Mayor

ATTEST:

Marilyn L. Pawelk, Its City Clerk

EXHIBIT A

The West Half of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 116 North, Range 27 West.

Also, that part of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 1, described as follows: Beginning at the northwest corner of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence South 1 degree 02 minutes 08 seconds East, assumed bearing, along the West line of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter 660.06 feet to the south line of the North 660.00 feet of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence North 88 degrees 11 minutes 12 seconds East, along said south line of the North 660.00 feet of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter 1728.54 feet to the West line of the East 940.00 feet of the said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence North 0 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds, West, along said West line of the East 940.00 feet of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter 299.22 feet; thence North 15 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East 192.00 feet; thence North 56 degrees 49 minutes 00 seconds East 70.00 feet; thence North 76 degrees 00 minutes 00 seconds East 165.08 feet to the West line of the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of said Northwest Quarter; thence North 0 degrees 56 minutes 21 seconds West, along said West line of the East Half of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter 105.75 feet to the North line of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence South 88 degrees 11 minutes 12 seconds West, along said North line of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter 2002.60 feet to the point of beginning.

That part of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 116 North, Range 27 West, described as follows: Commencing at the Southwest corner of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence North 1 degree 02 minutes 08 seconds West, assumed bearing along the West line of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter 50.01 feet to the North line of the Railroad right-of-way and the point of beginning of the land to be described; thence continuing North 1 degree 02 minutes 08 seconds West, along said West line 647.44 feet to the South line of the North 660.00 feet of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence North 88 degrees 11 minutes 12 seconds East, along said South line of the North 660.00 feet of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter 1728.54 feet to the West line of the East 940.00 feet to the South Half of the Northwest Quarter, thence North 0 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds West, along said West line of the East 940.00 feet of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter 170.02 feet to the South line of the North 490.00 feet of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence North 88 degrees 11 minutes 12 seconds East, along said South line of the North 490.00 feet of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter 912.11 feet to the West line of the East 28.00 feet of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence South 0 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East, parallel with said East line of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter 506.38 feet to the North line of the South 360.00 feet of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence South 88 degrees 09 minutes 49 seconds West, along said North line of the South 360.00 feet of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter 284.04 feet to the West line of the East 312.00 feet of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence South 0 degrees 54 minutes 20 seconds East, along said West line of the East 312.00 feet of the South Half of the Northwest Quarter 360.05 feet to the South line of said South Half of the Northwest Quarter; thence South 88 degrees 09 minutes 49 seconds West, along said South line 852.00 feet to the North line of said Railroad right-of-way; thence North 89 degrees 55 minutes 48 seconds West, along said North line of the Railroad right-of-way 1503.19 feet to the point of beginning.

Also, that part of the North Half of the Southwest Quarter of said section 1 Iying North of the centerline of County Highway No. 23 and Iying West of the West line of the East 312.00 feet of said North Half of the Southwest Quarter, excepting therefrom the Railroad right-of-way.


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