AN ORDINANCE ANNEXING ADJACENT AND CONTIGUOUS LAPEL, INDIANA

WHEREAS, Indiana Code 36-4-3-5.1 authorizes the legislative body of a municipality to annex territory that is contiguous to a municipality; and

WHEREAS, the territory sought to be annexed shall be zoned for agricultural use and can be used for such purpose in the reasonably near future; and

WHEREAS, the Town Board of the Town of Lapel has conducted a public hearing on the annexation of this real estate.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Town Board of the Town of Lapel, as follows:

Section I

That the following described real estate located in Madison County, Indiana be annexed to and declared a part of the Town of Lapel, Indiana, to-wit:

A parcel of ground being a part of the Southwest and Southeast Quarters of Section 34, and the Southwest and Southeast Quarters of Section 35, Township 19 North, Range 6 East of the Second Principal Meridian and a part of the Northwest and Southwest Quarters of Section 2, Township 18 North, Range 6 East of the Second Principal Meridian, Stony Creek Township, Madison County, Indiana, being more particularly described as follows:

BEGINNING at the Northeast corner of the Southwest quarter of said Section 34,  said corner being the Southeast corner of a parcel of ground conveyed to Glenn Boone Farms, Inc. in Deed Record 560, Page 238, said corner also being the Southeast corner of said Deed Record 560, Page 238 as Annexed into the Town of Lapel per Ordinance No. 3, 2008 as recorded in Instrument #20008007351 in the Office of the Recorder of Madison County, Indiana; thence South 89 degrees 13 minutes 29 seconds West along the North line of said Southwest Quarter, also being the South line of said parcel annexed into the Town of Lapel, a distance of 200.00 feet; thence South 00 degrees 46 minutes 31 seconds East, a distance of 200.00 feet; thence North 89 degrees 13 minutes 29 seconds East, a distance of 1926.10 feet; thence South 00 degrees 49 minutes 53 seconds East, a distance of 180.96 feet; thence South 89 degrees 37 minutes 37 seconds East, a distance of 180.96 feet; thence South 89 degrees 37 minutes 37 seconds East, a distance of 374.23 feet; thence South 88 degrees 21 minutes 42 seconds East, a distance of 548.76 feet; thence South 52 degrees 22 minutes 41 seconds East, a distance of 1675.02 feet to a point on the West line of the East Half of the Southwest Quarter of Section 35, said point also being on the West line of a parcel of ground conveyed to Larry C. Hall and Barbara L. Hall in Instrument Number 506485; thence South 00 degrees 06 minutes 42 seconds West along said West line of said East Half of said Southwest Quarter and the Southerly prolongation of said West line of said East Half of said Southwest Quarter, a distance of 1,245.61 feet to a point 30.00 feet south of the North line of the Northwest Quarter of Section 2; thence North 89 degrees 34 minutes 35 seconds East, a distance of 1269.96 feet; thence South 00 degrees 08 minutes 15 seconds East, a distance of 2455.05 feet; thence South 00 degrees 18 minutes 11 seconds East, a distance of 2695.67 feet to a point on the South line of the Southwest Quarter of said Section 2; thence North 89 degrees 43 minutes 21 seconds East along said South line of said SOuthwest Quarter, a distance of 200.00 feet to the Southeast corner of said Southwest Quarter of said Section 2, said point also being the Northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of Section 11, Township 18 North, Range 6 East, said point also being a corner of that part annexed into the Town of Pendleton per Ordinance No. 2006-01, as recorded in Instrument Number 2006022755; thence North 00 degrees 18 minutes 11 seconds West along the Southwest Quarter of said Section 2, a distance of 2695.47 feet to the Northeast corner of said Southwest Quarter of said Section 2; thence North 00 degrees 08 minutes 15 seconds West along the East line and Northerly prolongation of said East line of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 2, a distance of 2655.77 feet; thence South 89 degrees 34 minutes 35 seconds West, a distance of 1269.08 feet; thence North 00 degrees 06 minutes 42 seconds East a distance of 1142.34 feet to a point 40.00 feet Northerly of the center line of Old State Road No. 132, as measured perpendicular; thence North 52 degrees 22 minutes 41 seconds West parallel with said center line of said Old State Road No. 132, a distance of 1924.15 feet to a point on the West line of the Southwest Quarter of said Section 35; thence South 00 degrees 19 minutes 01 seconds West along said West line of said Southwest Quarter of said Section 2, a distance of 50.29 feet to a point where said West line of said Southwest Quarter intersects said center line of said Old State Road No. 132; thence North 88 degrees 21 minutes 42 seconds West, a distance of 547.84 feet to a point marking the Southeast corner of a parcel of ground conveyed to Melvin E. and Connie L. Riffey in Instrument Number 9302383; thence North 89 degrees 37 minutes 37 seconds West along the North line of said Instrument Number 9302383, a distance of 180.60 feet to the Southwest corner of said Instrument Number 9302383; thence North 00 degrees 49 minutes 53 seconds West along the West line of said Instrument Number 9302383, a distance of 184.92 feet to a point on the North line of the Southeast Quarter of Section 34; thence South 89 degrees 13 minutes 29 seconds West along said North line of said Southeast Quarter of said Section 34, a distance of 1925.090 feet to the POINT OF BEGINNING.

Contains 13.937 Acres, more or less in Section 34, Township 19 North, Range 6 East, 19.016 Acres, more or less in Section 35, Township 18 North, Range 6 East, 24.662 Acres, more or less in Section 2, Township 18 North, Range 6 East, for a Total 57.615 Acres, more or less.

Section II

The Clerk-Treasurer of the Town of Lapel, Indiana, shall certify copies of this Ordinance to the Auditor of Madison County, the Circuit Court Clerk of Madison County, the Indiana Secretary of State and record said Ordinance in the Recorder of Madison County, Indiana, thirty (30) days after publication of this Ordinance as by law provided.

Section III

The Town Board finds that the Town has developed a fiscal plan and has established a definite policy to furnish the territory to be annexed within a period of three (3) years governmental and proprietary services furnished by the Town to other areas of the Town which have characteristics of topography, patterns of land utilization and population density similar to the annexed area.

Section IV

That the territory described in this Ordinance does not need to be assigned to a Council District since all positions are at large.

Section V

This ordinance shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage by the Town Board, and publication as by law provided.

Passed and Adopted by the Town Board of the Town of Lapel, this 16th day of May 2013.

Further Information

4-2013
Indiana Code 05/16/2013