ORDINANCE NO. 07-2012
AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE MANAGER TO ENTER INTO AN ANNEXATION AGREEMENT DESCRIBING THE INTENTIONS OF THE PARTIES TO ANNEX CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY LOCATED ALONG COLUMBUS ROAD AND WEAVER DRIVE IN GRANVILLE TOWNSHIP, OWNED BY RACCOON CREEK, LLC
WHEREAS, Raccoon Creek, LLC, an Ohio Limited Liability Company (the "Property Owner"), is the owner of approximately 32.036 acres of land located on the east side of Columbus Road, being more fully described in Exhibit "A" of the Annexation Agreement Exhibit (the "Annexation Agreement") attached hereto and incorporated herein (collectively, the “Property”); and
WHEREAS, the Property is located outside of the corporate limits of any municipality but is adjacent and contiguous to the corporate limits of the Village of Granville (“Village”); and
WHEREAS, the Property Owner desires to obtain sanitary sewer and water services from the Village, and the Village desires to provide such services; and
WHEREAS, the Property Owner desires to obtain the zoning necessary to support the appropriate development of the Property; and
WHEREAS, the Property Owner desires to annex the Property to the Village in order to obtain municipal services, including sanitary sewer and water services; and
WHEREAS, the Village desires to annex the Property in order to influence and manage the development of the Property and to serve and to assist in the economic development of the Property for the benefit of its citizens and residents; and
WHEREAS, the Village and Property Owner have negotiated an Annexation Agreement, a copy of which is attached hereto; and
WHEREAS, the Village, after due and careful consideration, has concluded that the annexation, zoning, development, and use of the Property pursuant to and in accordance with the Annexation Agreement is consistent with the Village’s plans and goals for the future development of the Village and accordingly is in the best interests of the citizens and residents of the Village.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Council of the Village of Granville, Ohio that:
Section 1: The Village Manager on behalf of the Village is hereby authorized and directed to execute the Annexation Agreement, which is attached hereto, and which states the intent of the parties to accept the annexation of certain lands owned by the Property Owner.
Section 2: This Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after the earliest period permitted by law.
Passed this 6th day of June, 2012.