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, Charlie R. Hull and Hattie R. Hull filed their 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 Charlie R. Hull and Hattie R. Hull, is adjacent and contiguous to the corporate boundaries of the municipal corporation 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 Charlie R. Hull and Hattie R. Hull 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:

Beginning at a GPS Monument marking the Southwest corner of the Southwest quarter of Section 28, Township 19 North, Range 6 East, and running thence North 00 degrees, 12 minutes and 45 seconds East 1,852.40 feet along the West line of said Southwest quarter to an existing R.R. Spike, then North 75 degrees, 59 minutes and 12 seconds East 983.33 feet along the Southerly right-of-way line of the Central Indiana Railroad to the South property line of the Brockway Glass Co., Inc. as recorded in Deed Record 335, Page 490, thence South 89 degrees, 54 minutes and 00 seconds East 832.5 feet to a property line fence, thence South 00 degrees, 03 minutes and 00 seconds East 2,074.20 feet to a stone corner established by a Legal Survey in 1901, thence South 89 degrees, 31 minutes and 35 seconds West 1,795.30 feet to the place of beginning.

Being a part of the Southwest quarter of Section 28, Township 19 North, Range 6 East and containing 82.999 acres, more or less. Subject to legal rights-of-way and easements of record.

Be and is annexed into the Town of Lapel, Madison County, Indiana.

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 the 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 17th Day of July, 2008

Further Information

6-2008
Date Passed: 7/17/2008