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Ordinance 2008-02

AN ORDINANCE ADOPTING A MASTER TRAIL PLAN AND MASTER
TRAIL PLAN MAP FOR THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, 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 future street/transportation
needs in Johnson and alternatives thereto; taking 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, existing and future streets/transportation and alternative transportation options to serve those
properties.
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission has studied the use and need for a multiuse trail
system within the City to compliment the existing and future streets and sidewalks.
WHEREAS, the City of Johnson desires to adopt a new Master Trail Plan, the Planning
Commission recommends and proposes to the City Council of Johnson, Arkansas, that the City
adopt the Master Trail Plan as attached and as depicted on the attached map (facsimile) and that
the attached Master Trail Plan be immediately adopted and that the Master Trail Plan Map of the
City, which is displayed full size at City Hall be immediately adopted as the official Master Trail
Plan Map.
WHEREAS, the Planning Commission, on the 31st day of December, 2007, held a public
hearing on the issue of adopting the full size Master Trail Plan Map as displayed at City Hall and
other matters, after the giving of required notices.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY
OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS:
Section 1: That the full size Master Trail Plan Map displayed at City Hall along with
the attached Master Trail Plan, be and are hereby adopted as the Master Trail Plan and the
Master Trail Plan Map for the City of Johnson, Arkansas.
Section 2: That the multiuse trails depicted on the attached Master Trail Plan and the
full size Master Trail Plan Map displayed at City Hall are hereby adopted for multiuse trails in
the City of Johnson, Arkansas.
Section 3: That all uses and occupation of lands within the City shall be in
accordance with the described uses as set forth in the Master Trail Plan and on the full size
Master Trail Plan Map displayed at City Hall and no structures or improvements shall hereafter
be permitted or allowed which encroach on the multiuse trails in the Master Trail Plan as
attached or as depicted on the full size Master Trail Plan Map displayed at City Hall.
Section 4: Disobedience to the provisions of the Master Trail Plan as indicated
by the Master Trail Plan and the full size Master Trail Plan Map displayed at City Hall in regard
to the use and occupation of specific parcels of land within the City or encroachment on the
depicted multiuse trails shall be punished as provided in the Johnson Ordinances.