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Title:An Ordinance Abandoning Part of a City Street in Smithville
Summary:MTAS was asked to review proposed changes to accommodate a drive through for a drug store.
Original Author:Darden, Don
Co-Author:
Product Create Date:06/02/2004
Last Reviewed on::06/19/2017
Subject:Streets--Closing; Streets--Municipal ordinances; Municipal ordinances; Traffic
Type:Ordinance
Original Document: Ordinance Abandoning Part of a City Street in Smithville.pdf

Reference Documents: Accompanying letter.docAccompanying letter.pdf

Text of Document: Ordinance Abandoning Part of a City Street in Smithville.doc
CITY OF SMITHVILLE, TENNESSEE

ORDINANCE NO.____

AN ORDINANCE ABANDONING PART OF A CITY STREET IN SMITHVILLE

WHEREAS, Walnut Street is a street in the commercial district of the City of Smithville, and the owner or developer of a business on the south side of Walnut has proposed a new business that would require that part of the street and sidewalk be closed in favor of a drive through; and

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen:

Section 1. The City of Smithville hereby abandons eleven feet of street right of way on the South side of Walnut Street beginning at 4th Street and extending for a distance of 62.23 feet in a westerly direction.

Section 2. The City of Smithville will not make further claims to ownership or use.

Section 3. This ordinance shall become effective upon final passage, the public welfare requiring it.

Passed this: First Reading:_________________________
Second Reading:______________________
Third Reading:________________________
________________________
Cecil Burger
Mayor

Attest:______________________
Burnace Vandergriff
Recorder

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