CITY OF GRAMBLING ORDINANCE NO. 110311-2
CITY OF GRAMBLING
ORDINANCE NO. 110311-2
AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY OF GRAMBLING TO DECLARE PROPERTY AS SURPLUS AND TO AUTHORIZE SALE OF SAID SURPLUS PROPERTY
WHEREAS, an ordinance has been proposed to be adopted by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Grambling; and WHEREAS, the proposed ordinance must be introduced by its title; and WHEREAS, a public hearing must be held prior to its adoption; and WHEREAS, the title of the proposed ordinance must be published in the official journal and the notice shall provide for the time and place where the Board will consider its adoption. NOW THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED that the following ordinance be and it is hereby adopted by the Board of Aldermen of the City of Grambling:
Section 1: Pursuant to a motion held at the Board of Aldermen Meeting held on November 3, 2011, the following property was deemed to be surplus property as such property is no longer needed for public purposes and that same should be sold: A building and located in Grambling, contained within the following legal description:
A TR. of Land contg. 1.000 AC. SIT. in SEC. 31-18-3. (From Elme Bowman, Sr.) (989-159) (0100600891) SEC. 31-18-3: Comm at the NEC of SEC. 31-18-3, TH. Run S. 1227.58' to a PT., TH run W. 236.86' to a _ Rebar for the ST. PT., run S. 235.91' to a 5/8 Rebar on the N. R/W line of Hwy 80, TH. Run S. 77 DEG. 17' 13W. along said N. R/W line 175.00' to a Rebar, TH. Leaving said R/W line, run N. 274.42' to a _ Rebar, TH. Run E. 170.71' back to POB, contg. 1.000 AC. (From Elme Bowman, Sr.) (989-159) (0100600891)
Section 2: It has been determined that the above listed property is no longer needed for public purposes in that the City has not operated a clinic in this location in excess of five years.
Section 3: Moreover, the City has been approached by an individual who desires to purchase the property and open a business in same. It has been determined that the sale of this property is in the best interest of the City of Grambling as it will allow economic growth and provide for collection of property taxes.
Section 4: The minimum purchase price for the sale of this property shall be $170,000.00
Section 5: Notice of this ordinance will be published three times in fifteen days, one week apart, in the Ruston Daily Leader, the Official Journal of the City of Grambling, beginning the week of November 7, 2011 as required by law.
Section 6: This ordinance was introduced at the November 3, 2011 meeting. A public hearing shall be held on December 1, 2011 at 5:30 p.m., immediately preceding the December 1, 2011 Board of Alderman Meeting.
Section 7: Any opposition to this ordinance must be made in writing, filed with the clerk or secretary of the City of Grambling within fifteen days of the first publication. In accordance with La. R.S. 33:4712(C), this shall not become effective until ten days after its passage, during which time any interested citizen may apply to the Lincoln Parish District Court for an order restraining the disposition of the property. After this ordinance becomes effective, it cannot be contested for any reason.
Section 8. This Ordinance was duly introduced, published in accordance with law, and then duly read and adopted by the following votes:
YEAS: Council member Yanise Days, Council member Cathy Holmes, Council member Cullen Jackson and Council member Roy Jackson NAYS: Council member Birdex Copeland, Jr. ABSENT: None ABSTAIN: None
Pamela Stringfellow, Clerk
Edward Jones, Mayor
December 7 & 14, 2011