Knowledgebase-An Ordinance Contracting the Town Limits of Palmer, Tennessee


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Title:An Ordinance Contracting the Town Limits of Palmer, Tennessee
Summary:MTAS was asked to prepare a de-annexation or contraction ordinance.
Original Author:Darden, Don
Co-Author:
Product Create Date:09/28/2004
Last Reviewed on::05/23/2017
Subject:Contraction of city limits; Municipal ordinances
Type:Ordinance
Original Document: Ordinance Contracting the Town Limits.pdf

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Text of Document: Ordinance Contracting the Town Limits.doc
TOWN OF PALMER

ORDINANCE NO._____

AN ORDINANCE CONTRACTING THE TOWN LIMITS OF PALMER, TENNESSEE

WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated 6-51-201 (b) (1) provides that any incorporated city or town may after notice and public hearing, contract its limits within any given territory upon its own initiative by ordinance when it appears in the best interest of the affected territory; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the Town of Palmer, Tennessee, as follows:

Section 1. The territory, currently a part of the Town of Palmer shown on the attached map and further described below is hereby deleted from the Town of Palmer:

The territory beginning on the northern right of way of Ball Diamond Road and its intersection with the eastern right of way of Chiggertown Loop; then in a northerly direction along the eastern right of way of Chiggertown Loop for a distance of 300 feet; thence in a northeasterly direction in a straight line to the south eastern end of White Road; thence in an easterly direction in a straight line to the intersection of Warley Road and the eastern city limits of the Town of Palmer; thence in a southerly direction along the eastern city limits of the Town of Palmer for a distance of 2100 feet; thence in an westerly direction in a straight line to the southeastern right of way of an unnamed road, a distance of some 4,200 feet, more or less; thence in a northerly direction along the eastern right of way of said unnamed road to the northern right of way of Ball Diamond Road; thence in an easterly direction to the eastern right of way of Chiggertown Loop, the point of beginning.

Section 2. This ordinance shall become effective upon passage, the public welfare requiring it.

Passed this________day of_________ .


____________________________
Mayor


Attest:____________________________
City Recorder

Please remember that this ordinance was drafted based upon the drafting requirements and authority granted to a particular city or town in its charter and in general law. These drafting requirements and the authority exercised in this ordinance might not apply to your city or town.

Please confer with your city attorney or an MTAS legal consultant, or both, before using this ordinance as a model.