Details for PUBLIC NOTICE NOTICE OF SPECIAL ANNEXATION REFERENDUM ELECTION

PUBLIC NOTICE

NOTICE OF SPECIAL ANNEXATION REFERENDUM ELECTION

CITY OF FRANKLIN

TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 3, 2020

 

Notice is hereby given that on Tuesday, September 8, 2020, the Board Of Mayor And Aldermen of the City Of Franklin, Tennessee, held a Public Hearing for Resolution 2020-115,  As Amended, A Resolution Requesting A Referendum For The Annexation Of Several Properties, Located South Of Long Lane, East Of Interstate 65, And Outside Of The Southeastern Part Of The Franklin Urban Growth Boundary (UGB), By The City Of Franklin, Tennessee.

 

The complete text of this Resolution is on file at the office of the City Administrator/City Recorder, City Hall, 109 Third Avenue South, Franklin, Tennessee, and may be inspected there between the hours of 8:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m., Monday through Friday.

 

This summary is published in accordance with the provisions of Article V, Section 4, Of the Franklin Municipal Charter.  

 

Therefore, Pursuant to T.C.A. § 2-12-111(b) Notice is hereby given that a SPECIAL REFERENDUM ANNEXATION ELECTION OF CERTAIN TERRITORY INTO THE CITY OF FRANKLIN will be open and held in the applicable voting precinct in Williamson County, Tennessee, on Tuesday, November 3, 2020. Only registered voters residing or owning a property within the certain territory are eligible to vote in this referendum.  

 

RESOLUTION 2020-115 

AS AMENDED

A RESOLUTION REQUESTING A REFERENDUM FOR THE ANNEXATION OF SEVERAL PROPERTIES, LOCATED SOUTH OF LONG LANE, EAST OF INTERSTATE 65, AND OUTSIDE OF THE SOUTHEASTERN PART OF THE FRANKLIN URBAN GROWTH BOUNDARY (UGB), BY THE CITY OF FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE.

 

WHEREAS, Tennessee Code Annotated (T.C.A.) § 6-58-111 (c)(2) states as an alternative to a municipality annexing in a county’s planned growth area or rural area by first amending the growth plan as described in subdivision (c)(1), a municipality may annex within a county’s planned growth area or rural area, but the annexation must be by referendum only and not by ordinance, and the municipality must follow the referendum process as provided for in T.C.A. §§ 6-51-104 and 6-51-105; and

WHEREAS, T.C.A. § 6-51-104 (a) permits a municipality, when petitioned by interested persons, or upon its own initiative, by resolution for annexation by referendum; and

WHEREAS, T.C.A. § 6-51-105 (a) states at least thirty (30) days and not more than sixty (60) days after the last of such publications, the proposed annexation of territory shall be submitted by the county election commission in an election held on the request and at the expense of the proposing municipality, for approval or disapproval of the qualified voters who reside in the territory proposed for annexation; and

 

WHEREAS, T.C.A.§ 6-51-105 (e) states if a majority of all the qualified voters voting thereon in the territory proposed to be annexed, or in the event of two (2) elections as provided for in subsections (a) and (b), a majority of the voters voting thereon in the territory to be annexed and a majority of the voters voting thereon in the municipality approve the resolution, annexation as provided therein shall become effective thirty (30) days after the certification of the election or elections; and

WHEREAS, the property owners as listed below, petitioned the Board of Mayor and Aldermen of the City of Franklin, Tennessee, to annex 9 parcels, containing 340 +/- acres, located outside of the Franklin Urban Growth Boundary; and 

WHEREAS, the Properties are located south of Long Lane and east of Interstate 65, as described herein and as depicted on the Map attached hereto as Exhibit A: 

 

MapParcelAcreageAddressOwner

106179.011.404339 Long LaneRandall Ray Baskin, III

11733.028.364478 Peytonsville RoadHeath & Jennifer Adams

11733.034.364482 Peytonsville RoadKenneth & Annonsa Groves

11733.054.654484 Peytonsville RoadKenneth Groves

11738.00189.04540 Peytonsville RoadThomas Beasley

11744.0011.44501 Peytonsville RoadJerry Samuel Lee, Jr.

11745.0156.44431 Dyke Bennett RoadJon & Kathy Yarbrough

11745.0229.694460 Pratt LaneReedy Family Trust

11745.0335.004511 Peytonsville RoadDavid E. & Mona F. Brown

340.53TOTAL ACRES

 

WHEREAS, the referendum shall bind the Owners and subsequent Owners of the Property; and

WHEREAS, a Plan of Services for the area petitioned to be annexed will be adopted prior to the annexation becoming effective, in order to provide for future development in accordance with City standards.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF MAYOR AND ALDERMEN OF THE CITY OF FRANKLIN, TENNESSEE, AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION I. Pursuant to the provisions of T.C.A. §§ 6-51-104 and 6-51-105, as amended, the City of Franklin requests that a referendum for annexation be held for the following properties: 

 

MapParcelAcreageAddressOwner

106179.011.404339 Long LaneRandall Ray Baskin, III

11733.028.364478 Peytonsville RoadHeath & Jennifer Adams

11733.034.364482 Peytonsville RoadKenneth & Annonsa Groves

11733.054.654484 Peytonsville RoadKenneth Groves

11738.00189.04540 Peytonsville RoadThomas Beasley

11744.0011.44501 Peytonsville RoadJerry Samuel Lee, Jr.

11745.0156.414431 Dyke Bennett RoadJon & Kathy Yarbrough

11745.0230.344460 Pratt LaneReedy Family Trust

11745.0335.004511 Peytonsville RoadDavid E. & Mona F. Brown

341.18TOTAL ACRES

 

SECTION II. The City of Franklin requests the referendum be held on November 3, 2020, in conjunction with the State General Elections. 

SECTION III. The question to be submitted to the qualified voters who reside in the area proposed to be annexed shall be “FOR ANNEXATION” and “AGAINST ANNEXATION.” 

SECTION IV. This Resolution shall take effect from and after its adoption. 

 

ERIC S. STUCKEYDR. KEN MOORE

City AdministratorMayor

Approved as to form by:

Shauna R. Billingsley

City Attorney 

 

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