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File #: 170762.    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 1/26/2018 In control: City Attorney
On agenda: 4/19/2018 Final action: 4/19/2018
Title: ANNEXATION BY REFERENDUM - 23.40 ACRES OF PROPERTY KNOWN AS FINLEY WOODS PHASE I (B) Ordinance No. 170762 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, annexing approximately 23.40 acres of property known as "Finley Woods Phase I" that is generally located south of SW 62nd Avenue , west of SW Williston Road, north of SW 78th Lane, and east of SW 51st Terrace, as more specifically described in this ordinance, pursuant to Chapter 171, Florida Statutes; making certain findings; providing for inclusion of the property in Appendix I of the City Charter; providing for a referendum election; providing directions to the Clerk of the Commission; providing ballot language; providing for land use plan, zoning, and subdivision regulations, and enforcement of same; providing for persons engaged in any occupation, business, trade, or profession; providing a severability clause; and providing effective dates.
Attachments: 1. 170762A_Finley Woods Annexation Request_20180215.pdf, 2. 170762B_USR Finley Woods Phase 1 Annexation_20180215, 3. 170762B_Staff PPT_20180405.pdf, 4. 170762A_draft ordinance_20180405.pdf, 5. 170762B_resolution_20180419.pdf, 6. 170762C_Mayoral Proclamation._20180419pdf.pdf, 7. 170762_Ordinance annexing Finley Woods Phase 1_20180419, 8. 170762_Proclamation Calling Special Election_20180419
Related files: 170883.
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ANNEXATION BY REFERENDUM - 23.40 ACRES OF PROPERTY KNOWN AS FINLEY WOODS PHASE I (B)

Ordinance No. 170762

An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, annexing approximately 23.40 acres of property known as "Finley Woods Phase I" that is generally located south of SW 62nd Avenue , west of SW Williston Road, north of SW 78th Lane, and east of SW 51st Terrace, as more specifically described in this ordinance, pursuant to Chapter 171, Florida Statutes; making certain findings; providing for inclusion of the property in Appendix I of the City Charter; providing for a referendum election; providing directions to the Clerk of the Commission; providing ballot language; providing for land use plan, zoning, and subdivision regulations, and enforcement of same; providing for persons engaged in any occupation, business, trade, or profession; providing a severability clause; and providing effective dates.

recommendation
The City Commission adopt the proposed ordinance.

explanation
Municipal annexation in Florida is governed by the Municipal Annexation or Contraction Act, which is found in Chapter 171, Florida Statutes. Under the Act, annexations can occur either by a referendum on annexation or by a voluntary annexation whereby each of the property owners of a given area petition the city to include their property within the city limits. Section 171.0413, F.S., sets forth the requirements and procedure for annexations by referendum. After the preparation of an Urban Services Report and the adoption of an annexation ordinance, the annexation ordinance is submitted to a vote of the registered electors of the proposed annexation area and the annexation does not become effective unless there is a majority vote for annexation.

This ordinance is a referendum annexation ordinance that proposes to annex into the corporate limits of the City of Gainesville approximately 23.40 acres of property that is generally located south of SW 62nd Avenue, known as Finley...

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