header-left
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: 0332-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/27/2020 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2020 Final action: 7/23/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an Annexation Agreement with Perry Township, Franklin County. ($0.00)
Attachments: 1. Perry Township Annexation Agreement - 6-26-20.pdf, 2. Attachment A - Perry Township Map.pdf
Explanation

BACKGROUND:

This legislation authorizes the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an Annexation Agreement with Perry Township, Franklin County. The purposes of the Agreement are to clarify and expand Perry Township territory eligible for centralized water and sewer service; resolve issues caused by “overlapping parcels” which lie within both Perry Township and Columbus; and provide clarity regarding future growth areas for both jurisdictions. The Agreement includes timelines for implementation of key provisions. The Agreement will resolve overlapping parcels through a combination of detachment and boundary conformance. Boundary conformance will apply automatically to future Columbus annexations in Perry Township.

FISCAL IMPACT: There is no fiscal impact from the Agreement.

Title

To authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter into an Annexation Agreement with Perry Township, Franklin County. ($0.00)
Body

WHEREAS, the City and Perry Township are contiguous political subdivisions in Franklin County, and, in some cases, have overlapping boundaries; and

WHEREAS, the City and Perry Township wish to cooperate in matters affecting the City and Perry Township, including but not limited to, the availability of centralized water and sewer services, and to enter into an Annexation Agreement to clarify these matters; and

WHEREAS, the Annexation Agreement will govern current and future annexations from the territory to which the Agreement applies, with the goal of providing more certainty regarding the boundaries of the City and Perry Township, and with the goal of eliminating current and future overlapping parcels; and

WHEREAS, any additional water or sewer services will be provided pursuant to a contract between the City and Franklin County, at no direct cost to the City; and

WHEREAS, it has become necessary in the usual daily operation of the Department of Public Utilities to authorize the Director of Public Utilities to enter int...

Click here for full text