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Ordinance 2005-12

 

ORDINANCE NO. 2005-12
AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A REVISED MASTER STREET PLAN AND
MASTER STREET PLAN MAP ADDENDUM FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON,
ARKANSAS, DECLARING AN EMERGENCY TO EXIST AND OTHER
MATTERS RELATED THERETO.
WHEREAS, the planning Commission for the City of Johnson has performed a
comprehensive and exhaustive study and investigation in regards to a proposed change in
Johnson Road and taken into account the current use of all property within the City as well as
short and long-range future needs of the City and its residents for land use and streets to servethose properties.
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission has studied the use and need for various types of
roads and streets within the City comparing such to the projected and anticipated needs in the
near and distant future.
WHEREAS, the City of Johnson needs to adopt a revision to its Master Street Plan, the
Planning Commission recommends and proposes to the City Council of Johnson, Arkansas, that
the City adopt the revision to its Master Street Plan depicted on the attached Proposed Johnson
Road Extension and same be immediately adopted as an addendum to the official Master Street
Plan Map of the City.
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission, on the 29th day of August, 2005, held a public
hearing on the issue of adopting the attached Proposed Johnson Road Extension as depicted
thereon and other matters, after the giving of required notices.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF JOHNSON.

Section 1: That the attached map identified as Proposed Johnson Road Extension, be
and is hereby adopted as an addendum to the Master Street Plan Map for the City of Johnson,
Arkansas, and the revision to the Master Street Plan depicted thereon is hereby adopted as a
revision to the Master Street Plan for the City of Johnson.
Section 2: That the land use and street/road type depicted on the attached Proposed
Johnson Road Extension, as indicated by the dashed line, is hereby adopted as to the future route
of Johnson Road.
Section 3: That all uses and occupation of lands within the Proposed Johnson Road
Extension shall be in accordance with the described use as set forth in the existing Johnson
Ordinances and Revised Master Street Plan and no structures or improvements shall hereafter be
permitted or allowed which encroach on the streets/roads depicted on the addendum to the
Master Street Plan Map/Revised Master Street Plan.
Section 4: Disobedience to the provisions of the Master Street Plan Map including
the addendum and/or Revised Master Street Plan in regard to the use and occupation of specific
parcels of land within the City or encroachment on such depicted road shall be punished as
provided in the Johnson Ordinances.
Section 5: It being necessary to provide for orderly and predictable growth of land
areas within the City, to provide access for emergency vehicles and necessary services, including
travel ways for residents and to provide stability with regard to uses and values of land, the City
Council finds and determines that immediate adoption of the Revised Master Street Plan and the
adoption and implementation of the attached Proposed Johnson Road Extension as an addendum
to the Master Street Plan Map is necessary to preserve the public peace, safety and welfare of the

residents of the City, and an emergency is hereby declared to exist and therefore this ordinance
shall be immediately enforceable upon its passage and approval.

PASSED AND APPROVED THIS 13th DAY OF SEP, 2005.
RICHARD LONG, Mayor
ATTEST:
Jennifer Allen: Recorder/Treasurer
PROPOSED JOHNSON ROAD EXTENSION