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Monday, March 4,2019

Wetumpka City Hall

6:00 p.m.

 

Work Session:

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Monday, March 4,2019

Wetumpka City Hall

6:03 p.m.

 

The Council of the City of Wetumpkaheld a work session prior to the Regular Meeting on Monday, March 4, 2019. Themeeting was called to order by Mayor Jerry Willis at 6:03 p.m. The Invocationwas given by Councilmember Washington and Councilmember Justiss led the Pledgeof Allegiance.

Upon Roll Call the following werepresent along with Mayor Willis: Lewis E. Washington, Sr., Lynnes S. Justiss, SteveGantt and Greg Jones. Those present included Tiffany Robinson-City Clerk, WPD, alongwith department heads; staff members, and citizens of Wetumpka.

Councilmember Washington offered amotion to approve the minutes of the regular scheduled Council Meeting held Tuesday,February 19, 2019. The motion was seconded by Councilmember Gantt with theCouncil voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Under old business, Councilmember Jones made a motion toapprove ordinance 2019-1 an annexation petition by River Region MedicalHoldings, LLC located on Huntress St. Councilmember Justiss seconded the motionwith the vote cast as follows;

For:      Councilmember,Washington, Justiss, Gantt, and Jones
            Against:           None

Ordinance 2019-1 is approved.

Ordinance No.2019-(1)

 

Property for Annexation

Owned by:

 

RiverRegion Medical Holdings LLC

 

            WHEREAS, the following persons, being the owners of allthe real property hereinafter described, did file with the City Clerk apetition asking that the said tract or parcels of land be annexed to and becomea part of the City of Wetumpka; and

 

            WHEREAS, said petition did contain the signature(s) ofthe owner(s) of the described territory and a map of said property showing itsrelationship to the corporate limits of the City of Wetumpka; and

 

            WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Wetumpka, beingthe governing body thereof, has found and determined that the said propertyhereinafter described is contiguous to the corporate limits of the City ofWetumpka, and that none of the said property lies within the corporate limitsor police jurisdiction of any other municipality; and

 

            WHEREAS, the governing body did determine that it is inthe public interest that said property be annexed to the City of Wetumpka andit did further determine that all legal requirements for annexing said realproperty have been met pursuant to 11-42-20 through 24, Code of Alabama(1975).

 

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THECITY OF WETUMPKA, ALABAMA, AS FOLLOWS:

 

 

            Section 1. The Council of the City of Wetumpka, Alabama,finds and declares as the legislative body of the City that it is in the bestinterest of the citizens of the City, and the citizens of the affected areas,to bring the territory described in Section 2 of this Ordinance into the Cityof Wetumpka, Alabama.

 

 

            Section 2.  Theboundary lines of the City of Wetumpka, Alabama, be and the same are herebyrearranged so as to include all of the territory heretofore encompassed by thecorporate limits of the City of Wetumpka, Alabama, and in addition thereto thefollowing described territories to-wit:

 

 

 

Property for Annexation

Owned by:

 

RiverRegion Medical Holdings LLC

 

 

STATE OF ALABAMA

COUNTY OF ELMORE

 

PARCEL A

 

Commence at a point known as the SoutheastCorner of Section 25, T-18-N, R-18-E, Elmore County, Alabama; thence S895616 W 2,582.69 to a point; thence N 143325 E 345.05 to a point;thence N 644819 W 183.61 to an iron pin located on the South Right-of-Way(60) of Huntress Street and the West Right-of-Way (R.O.W. varies) of U.S.Highway 231; thence leaving said West Right-of-Way (R.O.W. varies) of U.S.Highway 231 and along said South Right-of-Way (60) of Huntress Street N752606 W 199.11 to an iron pin located in a curve at the intersection ofsaid South Right-of-Way and the East Right-of-Way (60) of Captain CrommelinRoad; thence leaving said South Right-of-Way (60) of Huntress Street andsouthwesterly along said curve and East Right-of-Way (60) of Captain CrommelinRoad

(Chord Bearing S 593354 W, ChordDistance 49.50, Radius 35.00) to an iron pin; thence leaving said EastRight-of-Way (60) of Captain Crommelin Road N 752606 W 60.00 to an ironpin and the POINT OF BEGINNING for the herein described parcel of land; thence

S 143354 W 125.00 to an iron pin;thence S 862933 W 443.26 to an iron pin; thence

S 431415 W 67.80 to an iron pin;thence N 752606 W 316.00 to an iron pin;

thence N 143354 E 357.00 to an ironpin located on the South Right-of-Way (60) of Huntress Street; thence alongsaid South Right-of-Way (60) of Huntress Street S 752606 E 734.92 to aniron pin located in a curve; thence leaving said South Right-of-Way (60) ofHuntress Street and southeasterly along said curve (Chord Bearing S 302606E, Chord Distance 49.50, Radius 35.00) to an iron pin and the point ofbeginning.  Containing 5.04 acres, moreor less, and lying in and being a part of the SE 1/4 of the SW 1/4 and the SW1/4 of the

SE 1/4 of Section 2, T-18-N, R-18-E,Elmore County, Alabama.

 

 

According tosurvey by Steven E. Speaks, AL Reg. No. 20897, dated August 17, 2017.

 

As recordedFebruary 5, 2019 Deed RLPY 2019, page 4966, Probate Office, Elmore County,Alabama. 

 

               We further certify that said property is contiguous to the Corporate Limits ofthe City of Wetumpka, Alabama, and that none of said property lies within thecorporate limits or police jurisdiction of any other municipality. The taxidentification number for the subject parcel is:

16-07-25-0-007-032.009. A map ofsaid property reflecting the parcels and the location of the Wetumpka CorporateLimits adjacent to these parcels is attached hereto and incorporated herein.

 

                Section 3. This Ordinance shall be published as provided by law, and a certifiedcopy of same, together with a certified copy of the petition of the propertyowners, shall be filed with the Probate Judge of Elmore County, Alabama.

 

            Section 4.  Theterritory described in this Ordinance shall become a part of the corporatelimits of the City of Wetumpka, Alabama, and voting in Council District No. 5,upon publication of this Ordinance as set forth in Section 3 above.

 

 

            Adopted and approved this the 4th day ofMarch, 2019.

 

 

Signed:_______________________

                                                                                                                JerryWillis, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

_________________

TiffanyRobinson, City Clerk

 

                Councilmember Robbins arrived at6:06 p.m.

 

Councilmember Jones made a motion topurchase a record management system at a cost of $70,745 for the WetumpkaPolice Department. Councilmember Washington seconded the motion with theCouncil voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Councilmember Washington made amotion to replace five police cars destroyed in the January 19, 2019 tornadofor the difference insurance did not cover of $97,736.65. Councilmember Jonesseconded the motion with the Council voting unanimously in favor of the motion.

Under new business, Ordinance 2019-() was read for the first time.

Ordinance No.2019-(  )

 

Property for Annexation

Owned by:

 

AlabamaHome Builders Self Insurers Fund

 

            WHEREAS, the following persons, being the owners of allthe real property hereinafter described, did file with the City Clerk apetition asking that the said tract or parcels of land be annexed to and becomea part of the City of Wetumpka; and

 

            WHEREAS, said petition did contain the signature(s) ofthe owner(s) of the described territory and a map of said property showing itsrelationship to the corporate limits of the City of Wetumpka; and

 

            WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Wetumpka, beingthe governing body thereof, has found and determined that the said propertyhereinafter described is contiguous to the corporate limits of the City ofWetumpka, and that none of the said property lies within the corporate limitsor police jurisdiction of any other municipality; and

 

            WHEREAS, the governing body did determine that it is inthe public interest that said property be annexed to the City of Wetumpka andit did further determine that all legal requirements for annexing said realproperty have been met pursuant to 11-42-20 through 24, Code of Alabama(1975).

 

 

            NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THECITY OF WETUMPKA, ALABAMA, AS FOLLOWS:

 

 

            Section 1. The Council of the City of Wetumpka, Alabama,finds and declares as the legislative body of the City that it is in the bestinterest of the citizens of the City, and the citizens of the affected areas,to bring the territory described in Section 2 of this Ordinance into the Cityof Wetumpka, Alabama.

 

 

            Section 2.  Theboundary lines of the City of Wetumpka, Alabama, be and the same are herebyrearranged so as to include all of the territory heretofore encompassed by thecorporate limits of the City of Wetumpka, Alabama, and in addition thereto thefollowing described territories to-wit:

 

 

 

Property for Annexation

Owned by:

 

AlabamaHome Builders Self Insurers Fund

 

 

STATE OF ALABAMA

COUNTY OF ELMORE

 

 

Commence at theNortheast Corner of Section 14 Township 18 North, Range 18 East, Elmore county,Alabama; thence South 111538 West a distance of 1829.97 feet to an iron pipelying on the West right-of-way line of Coosa River Parkway, being the SoutheastCorner of Chapel Lakes Plat No. 1, as recorded in the Office of the Judge ofProbate of Elmore County, Alabama, in Plat Book 16, at Page 42, and being thePoint-of-Beginning for the following described Parcel A:

 

From thePoint-of-Beginning; thence continue along the West right-of-way line of CoosaRiver Parkway along a curve to the left (having a radius of 3399.04 feet, achord bearing of South 001241 West, a chord distance of 596.89 feet) an arcdistance of 597.66 feet to an iron pipe; thence South 044900 East a distanceof 206.88 feet to an iron pipe; thence along a right-of-way taper South430622 West a distance of 134.06 feet to an iron pipe lying on the Northright-of-way line of Gossum Swith Road; thence along North right-of-way lineNorth 885856 West a distance of 436.16 feet to an iron pipe; thence along acurve to the right (having a radius of 4053.53 feet, a chord bearing of North872840 West, a chord distance of 209.01 feet) an arc distance of 209.03 feetto an iron pipe; thence leaving said North right-of-way line of Gossum SwitchRoad North 013019 West a distance of 411.05 feet to an iron pipe; thencecontinue North 013019 West a distance of 436.40 feet to an iron pipe lyingon the South boundary line of Chapel Lakes Plat No. 1, as recorded in theOffice of the Judge of Probate of Elmore County, Alabama , in Plat Book 16, atPage 42; thence along said South boundary line South 885856 East a distanceof 50.00 feet to an iron pipe; thence North 013844 West a distance of 50feet to an iron pipe; thence South 885856 East a distance of 695.16 feet toan iron pipe lying on the West right-of-way line of Coosa River Parkway and thePoint-of-Beginning.

 

Parcel A lyingin the East Half of Section 14, Township 18 North, Range 18 East, ElmoreCounty, Alabama and containing 15.00 acres, more or less. The above foregoingdescription is based upon a survey dated July 14, 2008, prepared by Ronald L.Bell, Ala. Reg. No. 10689.

 

As recordedJuly 22, 2008 Deed RLPY 2008, page 42123, Probate Office, Elmore County,Alabama. 

 

 

 

               We further certify that said property is contiguous to the Corporate Limits ofthe City of Wetumpka, Alabama, and that none of said property lies within thecorporate limits or police jurisdiction of any other municipality. The taxidentification number for the subject parcel is:

16-06-14-0-001-002.006. A map ofsaid property reflecting the parcels and the location of the Wetumpka CorporateLimits adjacent to these parcels is attached hereto and incorporated herein.

 

                Section 3. This Ordinance shall be published as provided by law, and a certifiedcopy of same, together with a certified copy of the petition of the propertyowners, shall be filed with the Probate Judge of Elmore County, Alabama.

 

            Section 4.  Theterritory described in this Ordinance shall become a part of the corporatelimits of the City of Wetumpka, Alabama, and voting in Council District No. 3,upon publication of this Ordinance as set forth in Section 3 above.

 

 

            Adopted and approved this the 18th day of March,2019.

 

 

Signed:_______________________

                                                                                                                JerryWillis, Mayor

 

 

ATTEST:

_________________

TiffanyRobinson, City Clerk

 

            Also, under new businessCouncilmember Gantt made a motion to approve a Memorandum of Understandingbetween Elmore County and Elmore County Primary Care Center for an economicdevelopment project. Councilmember Justiss seconded the motion with the Councilvoting unanimously in favor of the motion.  

Upon a motion by Councilmember Gantt,the meeting was adjourned at 6:25 p.m.

Approved by Council on the ________ day of ________________, 2019.

 

                                                                        Signed:_______________________

                                                                                    JerryWillis, Mayor

ATTEST:

Signed: _____________________

            TiffanyRobinson, City Clerk