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ORDINANCE 531

 

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING TERRITORY AND INCORPORATING SAID TERRITORY INTO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF NORRIS, TENNESSEE

 

            WHEREAS, section 6-51-101 et. seq. of the Tennessee Code Annotated authorizes municipalities to annex territory to promote the welfare of the residents and property owners of the affected territory and the municipality as a whole.

 

            WHEREAS, it appears that the prosperity of this City and the territory herein described will be materially retarded and the safety and welfare of the residents and property thereof endangered if such territory is not annexed: and

 

            WHEREAS, a public hearing was held before this body and notice thereof published in a newspaper of general circulation; and

 

            WHEREAS, the annexation of such territory is deemed necessary for the welfare of this city;

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Norris, Tennessee that:

 

            Section 1.  The following described territory, as depicted on the attached map, is hereby annexed into the City of Norris, Tennessee:

 

            Beginning at a point, said point being the northernmost point in parcel 37.01, Anderson County Tax Map 032; thence following the property lines of said parcel in a clockwise direction to the westernmost point in parcel 37.01; thence northwest along the existing corporate limits across the right-of-way of Highway 61 to the northwestern right-of-way of said highway; thence northeast along said right-of-way to a point directly northwest of the northernmost point in parcel 37.01; thence directly southeast in a straight line to the point of origin.

 

            Section 3.  This ordinance shall become effective thirty (30) days after its passage, the public welfare requiring it.

 

 

Adopted First Reading               June 13, 2011

 

Public Hearing Held                    July 25, 2011

 

Adopted Second Reading      October 10, 2011

 

 

 

 

 

 

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