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ORDINANCE 507

                                                                         AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING PART OF PARCEL 041.00 ON ANDERSON COUNTY TAX MAP 020, PART OF PARCEL 048.00 ON ANDERSON COUNTY TAX MAP 011, AND ALL OF PARCELS 041.01 AND 041.02 ON ANDERSON COUNTY TAX MAP 020, INTO THE CORPORATE LIMITS OF THE CITY OF NORRIS, TENNESSEE

WHEREAS, Section 6-51-102 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 of 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 property, as depicted on the attached map, is hereby annexed into the City of Norris, Tennessee: Beginning at a point in the existing corporate limits of Norris, Tennessee, said point being the western-most point of the Norris Freeway and the existing corporate limits, going in a westerly direction to a point, said point being the common point of the east bank of the Clinch river, the existing corporate limits, and a point which intersects Parcel 041 on Anderson County Tax Map 041.00; thence running in a northwesterly direction following the east bank of the Clinch river to the northern side of Norris Dam; thence following the southern edge of Norris Lake in an easterly direction to the intersection with the Norris Dam State Park, thence following the western edge of Norris Dam State Park running its point of intersection with the existing corporate limits; thence proceeding in a southeasterly direction following the corporate limits; thence proceeding in a northwesterly direction to the point of beginning, said property being more clearly defined on the attached map, which was made part of this 

           
Section 2.  This ordinance shall take effect thirty (30) days after its adoption, the public welfare requiring it.

Adopted First Reading: July 13, 2009 
Public Hearing Held: August 10, 2009 
Adopted Second Reading: August 10, 2009