Reviewed Date: 09/27/2023
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 this resolution, as well as the adopted plan of services, to be forwarded to the Mayor of _______ County.
F. That a copy of the election certification shall be sent to the mayor of _____ County upon receipt from the election commission.
G. 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.
H. 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.
I. That a revised map of the voting precincts shall be sent to the office of local government and to the office of management information services for the Tennessee General Assembly, following certification by the election commission that the annexation was approved.
J. That the Tennessee Department of Revenue shall be notified, for the purpose of tax administration, that the annexation took place.
WHEREUPON, the Mayor declared the Resolution adopted, affixed a signature and the date thereto, and directed that the same be recorded.
Approved as to Form and Legality this ____ day of ________, 20__.