Ordinance #12,071 | City of Monroe, Louisiana

Ordinance #12,071

 ORDINANCE

 

STATE OF LOUISIANA

CITY OF MONROE                                                                                                                 NO. 12,071                 

 

           

The following Ordinance was offered by Mr.  Harvey                             who moved for its adoption and was seconded by Mrs.  Ezernack                              :

 

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF MONROE TO TAKE CORPOREAL POSSESSION OF THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED BELOW AND SELL TO GWENDOLYN ELLIOTT ALL RIGHTS, TITLE, AND INTEREST THAT THE CITY MAY HAVE ACQUIRED TO THE LOT 4, SQUARE 27, RENWICK’S ADDITION, OUACHITA PARISH, 2707 CALYPSO ST., MONROE, LA, BY ADJUDICATION AT TAX SALEDATED JUNE 28, 2013, AND FURTHER WITH RESPECT THERETO                                                                                                                                                                                        

WHEREAS the property described as follows, to-wit:

 

Lot 4, Sq. 27, Renwick’s Addition

2707 Calypso St

  Ouachita Parish, Monroe, Louisiana

Parcel #44871

 

was adjudicated to the City of Monroe, Louisiana for non-payment of 2012 Ad Valorem Taxes by Adjudication Deed dated and filed June 28, 2013, in Conveyance Book 2335 at page 775 of the Records of Ouachita Parish, Louisiana and adjudicated to the City of Monroe, Louisiana.  The 2012 Ad Valorem Taxes forming the basis for the described adjudication was validly assessed by the City of Monroe against Iris Cole, and

 

            WHEREAS, the City of Monroe has made efforts to contact Iris Cole by registered mail and notification published in the News Star with no response, and

 

            WHEREAS, Gwendolyn Elliott wishes to purchase said property from the City of Monroe.

 

            WHEREAS, pursuant to the provisions of La. R.S. 47:2238.1 et sec, property adjudicated to the City of Monroe for more than Five (5) years may be sold to a specific named individual who has paid all taxes and other cost associated with the transfer of the property by the City of Monroe to the named entity. Gwendolyn Elliott has paid Five Thousand Six Hundred Ninety-five and 08/100 ($5,695.08) which includes Five Thousand Eighty-eight and 08/100 ($5,088.08) in City and Parish taxes.  The remainder is legal fees for the City of Monroe and the Parish of Ouachita, advertising costs, mailing cost, and filing and recordation of all documents necessary to accomplish the acquisition of the property and then transfer from the City to the new owner.

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Monroe, Louisiana, in legal session convened, that the hereinafter described property is no longer needed for public purposes; the City of Monroe has made efforts to contact A. C. Witherspoon with no response; the City of Monroe desires to sell to Gwendolyn Elliott the property described as follows:

Lot 4, Sq. 27, Renwick’s Addition

2707 Calypso St

  Ouachita Parish, Monroe, Louisiana

Parcel #44871

 

            ORDINANCE INTRODUCED on the  13th     day of July 2021.

 

           

            NOTICE PUBLISHED on the  16th     day of  July                 , 2021.

           

            This Ordinance having been submitted in writing, introduced, and published, was then submitted to a vote, the vote thereon being as follows:

 

           

            AYES:             Harvey, Ezernack, Woods & Marshall

 

           

            NAYS:             None.

 

           

            ABSENT:         Dawson

 

           

 

 

 

 

 

            And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the  27th       day of  July           , 2021.

 

 

 

Carday Marshall, Sr.                

CHAIRMAN

 

 

Carolus S. Riley                      

CITY CLERK

 

 

Oliver Friday Ellis                                                                                                                             

MAYOR’S APPROVAL                                                                 MAYOR’S VETO