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Ordinance #85

AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING CERTAIN TERRITORY, TO
THE CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, AN INCORPORATED TOWN

WHEREAS, the City of Johnson is an incorporated town and

WHEREAS, a petition was filed in the County Court of
Washington County , Arkansas , requesting that certain hereafter
described real estate lying adj acent and contiguous to the City
of Johnson be annexed to the City of Johnson, Arkansas, and;
WHEREAS, notice of hearing was given and a hearing held
pursuant to the Order of said Court, and;

WHEREAS, no one having protested said annexation within
 the time allowed by law, said Court did enter its Order on
January 23, 1986, annexing said lands to the City of Johnson,
Arkansas, said Order being recorded In Book  Z1 at Page
704, and;.
WHEREAS, such Order has been filed with the City Clerk
for the City of Johnson, Arkansas, and;

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Johnson, Arkansas,
finds that the Order of the County Court of Washington County,
Arkansas, in all things conforms to the laws thereunto provided;
that it would be in the best interest of said City that the
annexation be effected; and that the annexation of lands to be
incorporated unto the City of Johnson, Arkansas, by the County
Court of Washington County, Arkansas, should be approved,
ratified and accepted; and
WHEREAS , the present use of the lands is for agricultural
purposes, and the lands should be zoned agricultural upon
annexation to the City of Johnson.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL, OF THE
CITY OF JOHNSON, ARKANSAS, AN INCORPORATED TOWN:
SECTION I: The following described real estate, lying
and situated in Washington County, Arkansas, is hereby declared
annexed and duly Incorporated into the City of Johnson, Washington
County , Arkansas :

The East half (E1/2) of the Northeast Quarter
(NE%) of Section Twenty (20), Township Seventeen
(17) North, Range Thirty (30) West, containing
eighty (80) acres, more or less.
SECTION II: That all of the inhabitants of said annexed
territory are hereby declared to be citizens of Johnson,
Arkansas, and entitled to all rights, privileges, and benefits
thereunto pertaining.
SECTION III; That said real estate is hereby declared to
be zoned A (agricultural) to the City of Johnson,•Washington
County, Arkansas, and shall remain in zone A until such time as
the City rezones such territory.
SECTION IV: This ordinance shall take effect from and
after its approval, passage and publication according to law.