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 A. Anderson 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 A. Anderson, 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 Martha A. Anderson 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:

Tract I - Beginning at a point being 14 feet East and 397.89 feet South of the Northeast corner of Lot 143 in William Woodward's Fourth Addition to the Town of Lapel, Indiana, said point also being on the East line of a 14 - foot alley in said addition, and running thence East 328.67 feet to a point being 696.83 feet South of the extended South line of Fifth Street in said addition, and 40 rods West of the East line of the West Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 19 North, Range 6 East, then South parallel with said East line to a point being 169.27 feet North of the centerline of State Road No. 132 (Fishersburg and Pendleton Road), thence turn an angle to the right 90 degrees, and measure 100 feet, thence turn an angle to the left, 90 degrees, and measure South 91.65 feet to said centerline, then Northwesterly along said centerline to the said East line of said alley extended South, thence North to the Place of Beginning.

Being a part of the West Hal of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 27 North, Range 6 East and containing 3.7 Acres, more or less.

Tract II - Beginning at a point in the centerline of the Fishersburg and Pendleton Road (Now State Road 132) which is 40 rods West of the East line of the West Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 19 North, Range 6 East, said point also being 435.22 feet measured Southeasterly along the centerline of said State Road 132 from the intersection of the East line of Lot 152, Woodward Fourth Addition to Lapel extended South and the centerline of State Road 132; thence North 169.27 feet; thence deflect an angle to the left of 90 degrees 00 minutes West 100.00 feet; thence deflect an angle to the left of 90 degrees 00 minutes and measure South 91.65 feet to a point in the centerline of State Road 132; thence Southeasterly along said centerline 126.59 feet to the Place of Beginning.

Being a part of the West Hal of the Southwest Quarter of Section 27, Township 27 North, Range 6 East and containing 0.3 of an Acre, more or less.

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."

That the Town of Lapel does not object to any benefit from the above-referenced statute or in the above-referenced Indiana Code section if there is such benefit for the Petitioner.

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 6th day of May, 2010

Further Information

6-2010
Date Passed: 5/6/2010