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Ordinance 2004-02

ORDINANCE NO. 2004-02
AN ORDINANCE SUBMITTING TO THE VOTERS OF THE CITY OF
JOHNSON, ARKANSAS,. AND OTHER AFFECTED PERSONS, THE
QUESTION OF ANNEXATION TO SAID CITY ALL OF SECTIONS 17,20,21,
AND 28 IN TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH, RANGE 30 WESTNOT ALREADY IN THE
CITY LIMITS OF FAYETTEVILLE, JOHNSON, OR SPRJNGDALE,
ARKANSAS, THE NORTH ONE-HALF (N '/2) OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 17
NORTH, RANGE 30 WEST, THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (NE 1/4) OF
SECTION 30, TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH, RANGE 30 WEST, THE EAST ONEHALF
(E !/2) OF SECTION 18 IN TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH, RANGE 30 WEST,
AND THE EAST ONE-HALF (E H) OF SECTION 19 IN TOWNSHIP 17,
NORTH, RANGE 30 WEST, ALL SITUATED IN WASHINGTON COUNTY,
ARKANSAS, AND BEING CERTAIN CONTIGUOUS TERMTORY.
WHEREAS, it appears to the Council of the City of Johnson, Arkansas, that certain
hereinafter described territory contiguous to the City of Johnson is necessary for the orderly growth
of the City; and
WHEREAS, some of the lands are platted and held for sale or use as municipal lots and
whether platted or not, the lands are held to be sold as suburban property; and
WHEREAS, a portion of these lands furnish the abode for a densely settled community or
represent the actual growth of the municipality beyond its legal boundary; and
WHEREAS, a portion of the lands are valuable by reason of their adaptability for prospective
municipal uses,
THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF
JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:
SECTION 1: That there shall be submitted to the qualified electors of the City of Johnson
and of the following described area:
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ALL OF SECTION 17, TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH, RANGE 30 WEST, NOT ALREADY IN THE CITY
LIMITS OF JOHNSON OR SPRJNGDALE. ALL OF SECTION 20, TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH, RANGE
30 WEST, NOT ALREADY IN THE CITY LIMITS OF JOHNSON. ALL OF SECTION 21, TOWNSHIP
17 NORTH, RANGE 30 WEST, NOT ALREADY IN THE CITY LIMITS OF JOHNSON. ALL OF
SECTION 28, TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH, RANGE 30 WEST NOT ALREADY IN THE CITY LIMITS OF
JOHNSON ORFAYETTEVILLE. THENORTHHALF (N >/2) OF SECTION 29, TOWNSHIP 17 NORTH,
RANGE 3 0 WEST. THE NORTHEAST QUARTER (ME 1/4) OF SECTION 3 0, TOWNSHIP 1 7 NORTH,
RANGE 3 0 WEST. THE EAST ONE-HALF (E !/2) OF SECTION 1 8, TOWNSHIP 1 7 NORTH, RANGE
30WEST,AND THE EAST ONE-HALF (E !/2) OF SECTION 19, TOWNSHIP 17NORTH, RANGE 30
WEST all of said lands being situated in Washington County, Arkansas. Reference is hereby made to the
map attached hereto which outlines the properties being annexed by the City.
the question of the annexation of the above described territory to the City of Johnson.
SECTION 2: The question of annexation of the territory described above in Section 1 shall
be submitted to the electors qualified to vote on this issue at a Special Election to be held on the 1 1 th
day of May. 2004. The City Recorder/Treasurer shall immediately notify the County Election
Commission by forwarding a certified copy of this ordinance and one (1) copy to the County Clerk.
SECTIONS: If at such election a majority of the qualified electors voting in such election
shall vote for annexation, the municipality shall proceed to file a description and a map of the annexed
area with the County Clerk of the county wherein the land lies and with the Secretary of State. The
annexation shall be included within the corporate limits of the annexing city thirty (30) days following
the filing of the description and map with the County Clerk, or in the event an action is filed with the
Circuit Court on the date the judgment of said Court becomes final. If a majority of the qualified
electors voting on the issue at the election vote against the annexation, the annexation ordinance shall
be null and void.
SECTION 4: If the annexation is approved and becomes final, the following services shall
be extended to the area within three (3) years:
SERVICE DATE
Police Protection Within 30 days of annexation finality
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Fire Protection Within 30 days of annexation finality
SECTION 5: The ballots used at said election on the question of annexation shall be
marked as follows:
D FOR annexation of the territory described in City of Johnson Ordinance No. 2004-2.
D AGAINST annexation of the territory described in City of Johnson Ordinance No. 2004-2.
Passed and approved this 9th day of March, 2004.
Richard Long, Mayor
ATTEST:
CERTIFICATE
I. Jennifer Allen, Recorder/Treasurer of the City of Johnson, hereby certify that this ordinance
was duly passed and approved by a two-thirds vote of the total number of the governing body of the
City of Johnson on the 9th day of March, 2004.
JENNIFER ALLEN, RECORDER/TFSASURER, CITY OF JOHNSON