Ordinance #12,136 | City of Monroe, Louisiana

Ordinance #12,136

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STATE OF LOUISIANA

 

CITY OF MONROE                                     

                                                                                                                   NO.  12,136                    

           

 

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

 

AN ORDINANCE TO EXTEND AND ENLARGE 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:

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WHEREAS, a petition has been filed by Love’s Travel Stop for the annexation of ±12-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:

355 Highway 594

 

A 23.867 ACRE TRACT SITUATED IN SECTION 8, T 17 N, R 5 E

OUACHITA PARISH, LOUISIANA

 

A certain piece, parcel or lot of ground, together with all improvements thereon, rights, ways and privileges therein to belonging or in any way appertaining, being, lying and situated in Section 8, Township 17 North, Range 5 East, Ouachita Parish, Louisiana, being more particularly described as follows, to wit:

 

            Beginning at a 1/” diameter iron rod (found) marking the intersection of the western right-of-way line of Russell Sage Road with the north right-of-way line of U. S. Interstate 20, said point bearing the state plane coordinate, northing of 724,949.0401 and east of 3,437,844.2710, north American datum of 1983, Louisiana North Zone (1701), US Survey feet, said point also marking the POINT OF BEGINNING of the tract to be described;

 

            Thence proceed south 25 degrees 43 minutes 33 seconds west, a grid bearing, departing said western right-of-way line and along said north right-of-way line, a distance of 72.77 feet to a ½” diameter iron rod (found);

           

            Thence turn right and proceed in a southwesterly direction, along said northern right-of-way line, a distance of 70.92 feet along the arc of a curve concave to the north, having a radius of 110.00 feet and a chord that bears south 61 degrees 59 minutes 52 seconds west, a chord distance of 69.70 feet to a ½” diameter iron rod (found);

 

            Thence turn right and proceed south 80 degrees 28 minutes 02 seconds west, along said northern right-of-way line, a distance of 99.63 feet to a ½” diameter iron rod (found);

 

            Thence turn left and proceed in a southwesterly direction, along said northern right-of-way line, a distance of 325.59 feet along the arc of curve concave to the south, having a radius of 455.00 feet and a chord that bears south 59 degrees 58 minutes 02 seconds west, a chord distance of 316.69 feet to a ½” diameter iron rod (found);

 

            Thence turn left and proceed south 39 degrees 28 minutes 02 seconds west, along said north right-of-way line, a distance of 340.24 feet to a ½” diameter iron rod (found);

 

            Thence turn right and proceed in a southwesterly direction, along said northern right-of-way line, a distance of 333.04 feet along the arc of a curve concave to the northwest, having a radius of 650.00 feet and a chord that bears south 54 degrees 08 minutes 45 seconds west a, a chord distance of 329.41 feet to a 5/8” diameter iron rod (set);

 

            Thence turn right and proceed north 02 degrees 04 minutes 03 seconds east, departing said northern right-of-way line, a distance of 1,554.30 feet to a 5/8” diameter iron rod (set);

 

            Thence turn right and proceed south 87 degrees 55 minutes 55 seconds west, a distance of 605.00 feet to a 5/8” diameter iron rod (set);

 

            Thence turn right and proceed south 02 degrees 04 minutes 05 seconds west, a distance of 110.00 feet to a 5/8” diameter iron rod (set);

 

            Thence turn left and proceed south 87 degrees 55 minutes 50 seconds east , a distance of 343.59 feet to the western right-of-way line of Russell Sage Road, said point being marked by a 5/8” diameter iron rod (set);

 

            Thence turn right and proceed in a southwesterly direction, along said western right-of-way line, a distance of 205.92 feet along the arc of a curve concave to the west, having a radius of 5,674.58 feet and a chord that bears south 00 degrees 59 minutes 54 seconds west, a chord a distance of 206.90 feet to a ½” diameter iron rod (found);

 

            Thence turn right and proceed south 05 degrees 26 minutes 02 seconds west, along said western right-of-way line, a distance of 136.13 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING.

 

The above-described tract contains 23.867 acres, (1,039,646 square feet), more or less, and is more particularly indicated on ALTA/NSPS Land Title Survey by Pan American Engineers, LLC, Job No. 11328, Drawing No. 13292.

 

Note:  The surveyed tract as indicated hereon is a portion of the same property as referred to in Exhibit “A” of the commitment for title insurance by Chicago Title Insurance Company, File No.: 190251, effective date: November 19, 2019 Bearing and distance discrepancies between this survey and record surveys are a result of found monuments in the field and different datums, I.E. assumed bearing versus state plane grid bearings.  This legal description was prepared in conjunction with this survey and is intended to update the legal description of record.

   

 

APPLICANT: Love’s Travel Stop (ANX 100-22)

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, Love’s Travel Stop would like to have access to City of Monroe 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.

NOW, THEREFORE:

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 ±12-acre tract previously described: 

WHEREAS, the City Council has further considered the report of the Monroe Planning Commission, recommending approval, on a 4-0-1 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 26th  of July 2022.

NOTICE PUBLISHED on the  29th        day of  July            , 2022,

            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, Marshall & Dawson

NAYS:            None.

ABSENT:       Councilwoman Woods

And the Ordinance was declared ADOPTED on the  9th       day of  August          , 2022.                                                 

Kema Dawson                       

CHAIRMAN

 

Carolus S. Riley                     

CITY CLERK

 

Oliver Friday Ellis                 

MAYOR’S APPROVAL

 

                                               

MAYOR’S VETO