O R D I N A N C E
STATE OF LOUISIANA
CITY OF MONROE
The following Ordinance was offered by Mrs. Dawson who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Mr. Harvey :
AN ORDINANCE EXTENDING AND ENLARGING THE BOUNDARIES OF THE CITY OF MONROE, LOUISIANA, PROVIDING FOR THE RECORDATION OF THE ENTIRE BOUNDARY AS AMENDED: ESTABLISHING THE EFFECTIVE DATE THEREOF, AND PROVIDING FURTHER WITH RESPECT THERETO:
WHEREAS, a petition has been filed by Oaks Church/Steve Hall for the annexation of ±4.0-acres, requesting that the City Council extend and enlarge the boundaries of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, to include said property within said boundaries, and
WHEREAS, the legal description of these properties is:
Legal Description: 4 acres in the north ½ Section 3, Township North Range 4 East, from the northeast corner of Section 3, south 2,489.37’, west 1,668.22’, north 600’, west 1,056.06’, to the center of Woolsey Road, north along the center road 1,139.46’ to the south line of I-20, east along the south side of the highway, 30’ to the POINT OF BEGINNING; east along the south highway 417.42’, south 417.42’, south 417.42’ to the west side of Woolsey Road, north along the road 417.42’ to the POINT OF BEGINNING.
APPLICANT: Oaks Church/Steve Hall (ANX 101-23)
WHEREAS, there has been continuously on file in the office of the Clerk of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, for more than ten (10) days prior hereto, a detailed description of said property, together with a plat thereof, and
WHEREAS, Oaks Church/Steve Hall would like to have access to the City of Monroe’s water and sewer services, and
WHEREAS, the City Council deems it to be in the best interest of the City of Monroe to incorporate the said property into the boundaries of the City of Monroe, Louisiana.
BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, in legal session convened, that the boundaries of the City of Monroe be, and they are hereby extended and enlarged to include therein, the ±4.0-acre tract previously described:
WHEREAS, the City Council has further considered the report of the Monroe Planning Commission, recommending approval, on a 5-0-1 vote.
BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that within ten (10) days after the adoption hereof the description of the enlarged boundary of the City of Monroe, after inclusion of the previously described property, shall be recorded by the Clerk of the City of Monroe in the Conveyance Records for Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, and such description as recorded shall become the official boundary of the Municipality as of the effective date of this Ordinance, all in accordance with the provision of LA-R.S. 33:171 et seq.
SECTION 3. BE IT FURTHER ORDAINED that this Ordinance shall be effective thirty (30) days after adoption and publication hereof on the manner prescribed by law.
This ordinance was INTRODUCED on the 22nd of August 2023.
NOTICE PUBLISHED on the 25th, 28th & 30th day of August , 2023.
This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced and published was then submitted to a final vote as a whole, the vote thereon being as follows:
AYES: Harvey, Ezernack, Woods, Marshall & Dawson
And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the 12th day of September , 2023.
Carolus S. Riley
Oliver Friday Ellis