ORDINANCE NO. 2016-24
AN EMERGENCY ORDINANCE APPROVING AN ANNEXATION KNOWN AS THE EWS ANNEXATION NO. 1 TO THE TOWN OF KEENESBURG, COLORADO
WHEREAS, a petition for annexation of certain unincorporated property, to be known as the EWS Annexation No. 1, and described in Exhibit A attached hereto, has been filed with the Board of Trustees of the Town of Keenesburg; and
WHEREAS, pursuant to C.R.S. §§ 31-12-108 to -110, the Board of Trustees on December 12, 2016 held a duly-noticed public hearing to consider the proposed annexation; and
WHEREAS, notice of the hearing was published on November 9, 16, 23 and 30 in the Greeley Tribune; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees, by resolution, has determined that the petition is in substantial compliance with the applicable laws of the State of Colorado, that the area proposed to be annexed is eligible for annexation, and further has determined that an election is not required, and further found that no additional terms and conditions are to be imposed upon said annexation except any provided for in said petition; and
WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees finds an emergency exists because the preservation of public property, health, safety and welfare requires that this ordinance become effective immediately upon adoption and satisfaction of all conditions set forth herein.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE TOWN OF KEENESBURG, COLORADO:
Section 1. The annexation to the Town of Keenesburg of the property described in Exhibit A, attached hereto and incorporated herein by this reference, and known as the EWS Annexation No. 1, is hereby approved and such property is made a part of and annexed to the Town of Keenesburg.
Section 2. The annexation of said territory is subject to the conditions provided for in the petition for annexation of said property filed with the Town of Keenesburg.
Section 3. Adoption of this ordinance and approval of the annexation of the property described in Exhibit A is expressly conditioned on the Town receiving an annexation agreement executed by the landowner, in the form approved by the Town Board, on or before January 30, 2017.
Section 4. The Board of Trustees herewith finds, determines, and declares that this ordinance is necessary to the immediate preservation of public property, health, welfare, peace, or safety. Pursuant to C.R.S. § 31-16-105 this ordinance shall be effective upon adoption and satisfaction of all conditions set forth herein.
INTRODUCED, READ, ADOPTED, APPROVED BY AT LEAST SIX AFFIRMATIVE VOTES, AND ORDERED PUBLISHED IN FULL this 4th day of January, 2017.
TOWN OF KEENESBURG, COLORADO
Danny Kipp, Mayor
Toni Pearl, Town Clerk