BE IT ORDAINED by the Town of Lapel, Madison County, Indiana

An ordinance annexing adjacent and contiguous property to the Town of Lapel, a municipal corporation, of Madison County, Indiana.

WHEREAS, Martha Valeda Woodward has filed her Petition for Annexation of real property adjacent and contiguous to the corporate limits of the Town of Lapel, which property is described hereinafter; and

WHEREAS, the Petition is properly before the Town Board pursuant to Indiana Code 36-4-3-5-1; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board of Lapel, as the Board of Trustees, finds the Petition in proper order and that the property sought to be annexed, by Martha Valeda Woodward, is adjacent and contiguous to the corporate boundaries of the municipal corporate of the Town of Lapel and that the Petition and all things comply with the above-referenced Indiana Code.

NOW BE IT ORDAINED BY THE TOWN BOARD OF LAPEL, AS THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES, LAPEL, MADISON COUNTY, INDIANA:

Section 1. That the following described real estate owned by Martha Valeda Woodward is adjacent and contiguous to the corporate limits of the Town of Lapel, Madison County, Indiana.

Section 2. That the following described real estate, to wit:

Commencing 95.77 rods North of the point of the intersection of the center line of the Fishersburg and Pendleton turnpikes, with the East line of the West half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 19 North, Rage 6 East, running thence West 59.4 rods to the East line of the alley on the East side of William Woodward's Fourth Addition to the Town of Lapel, thence North on the East line of said alley to the South line of the right-of-way of the Central Indiana Railway Company, thence in an easterly course on the South Line of said right-of-way to the East line of the West half of the Northwest quarter of said Section 27, thence South to the place of beginning containing 35 acres more or less. Subject to legal highways.

Excepting therefrom the following:

Commencing 149.71 rods north of the point of intersection of the center line of the Fishersburg and Pendleton Turnpike with the east line of the west half of the southwest quarter of Section 27, Township 19 north, Range 6 east, running thence west 59.4 rods to the east line of the alley on the east side of William Woodward's Fourth Addition to the Town of Lapel, thence north on the east line of said alley to the south line of the right-of-way of the Central Indiana Railway Company, thence in an easterly course on the south line of said right-of-way to the east line of the west half of the northwest quarter of said section 27, thence south to the place of beginning containing 15 acres, more or less.

This exception being previously annexed into the Town of Lapel per Ordinance No. 9, 1974, duly recorded in the Madison County Recorder's office in Book No. 189, Page 324.

Also excepting therefrom, Beginning at a point 14 feet East of Southeast corner of Lot 135 in William Woodward's Fourth Addition to the Town of Lapel, Indiana, the plat of which is recorded in Plat Book 5, Page 77 in the office of the Recorder of Madison County, Indiana, and running thence North along the East line of said alley a distance of 380.00 feet; thence East on a line parallel with the South line of said Lot 135 a distance of 164.89 feet; thence South on a line parallel with the East line of said alley a distance of 380.00 feet to a point on the South line of said Lot 135 extended East; thence West along said extended Lot line a distance of 164.89 feet to the point of beginning.

Being a part of the West half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 19 North, Range 6 East, and containing 1.438 acres, more or less. Subject to legal rights-of-way.

That exception being previously annexed into the Town of Lapel per Ordinance No. 4, 1992, Instrument No. 9220045 in the office of the Recorder of Madison County.

be and hereby is annexed to the Town of Lapel, a municipal corporation of Madison County, Indiana, and shall be a part of the municipal corporation of the Town of Lapel.

Section 3. Be it further ordained that the annexed property shall qualify pursuant to Indiana Code 36-4-3-4.1(b) which reads as follows:

"Territory annexed under this section is exempt from all property tax liability under Indiana Code 6-1.1 for municipal purposes for all portions of the annexed territory that are classified for zoning purposes as agricultural and remain exempt from the property tax liability while the property zoning classification remains agricultural. However, if the annexation ordinance annexing the territory is adopted after June 30, 2006, the property tax liability under Indiana Code 6-1.1 for municipal purposes may be exempted for a period of not more than ten (10) years."

Section 4. Be it further ordained that the ordinance, upon adoption, shall be published as prescribed by Indiana Code 5-3-4 and it shall take effect as provided in Indiana Code 36-4-3-7 and a certified copy of this ordinance shall be recorded in the office of the County Auditor of Madison County, Indiana, the Clerk of the Circuit Court; and the Board of Voter Registration in Madison County; and the Madison County Recorder's Office.

READ AND ADOPTED THIS 19th DAY OF APRIL 2007.

 

Further Information

6-2007
Date Passed: 4/19/2007