ORDINANCE
NO. ________

AN ORDINANCE CHANGING THE OFFICIAL STREET AND TAX MAPS OF THE CONSOLIDATED GOVERNMENT OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA BY DECLARING A SEGMENT OF LEVY ROAD TO INCLUDE RIGHT-OF-WAY SURPLUS FROM THE NORTHWEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF MELRICH AVENUE NORTHWEST A DISTANCE OF 660’ MORE OR LESS; DECLARING A SEGMENT OF ELVAN AVENUE TO INCLUDE RIGHT-OF-WAY SURPLUS FROM THE EAST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF VICTORY DRIVE TO THE WEST LINE OF LEVY ROAD; PROVIDING THAT ALL EXISTING UTILITY EASEMENTS OF RECORD SHALL REMAIN IN EFFECT; PROVIDING APPROPRIATE WIDTH EASEMENTS SHALL BE RESERVED AS REQUIRED BY THE UTILITY COMPANIES SERVING ADJOINING STREETS AND PROPERTIES FOR UNKNOWN UTILITIES; AUTHORIZING THE DISPOSAL OF SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY IN ACCORDANCE WITH COLUMBUS CHARTER; REPEALING ANY CONFLICTING ORDINANCES AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.


THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
SECTION I.

That the “Official Street Map, Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia of Section 18.1 of the City Code” and appropriate Tax Maps are hereby amended by deleting the following segment of Levy Road:

The existing improved road and right-of-way segment beginning at the intersection of the west right-of-way line of Levy Road and the north right-of-way line of Melrich Avenue and running northwesterly along Levy Road a distance of 660’ more or less depicted on the boundary/topographic survey of the property of Housing Authority of Columbus, Orbie A. Faircloth, Robert J. Lee and Development Authority of Columbus, Georgia, Land Lots 8, 9, 13, and 14, 7th Land District, Muscogee County, Columbus, Georgia by Survey Matters, LLC Land Surveying Services date May 9, 2014 and made part of this ordinance by reference.

SECTION II.

That the “Official Street Map, Consolidated Government of Columbus, Georgia of Section 18.1 of the City Code” and appropriate Tax Maps are hereby amended by deleting the following segment of Elvan Avenue:

The existing improved road and right-of-way segment beginning at the east right-of-way line of Victory Drive and running easterly to the west right-of-line of Levy Road as depicted on the boundary/topographic survey of the property of Housing Authority of Columbus, Orbie A. Faircloth, Robert J. Lee and Development Authority of Columbus, Georgia, Land Lots 8, 9, 13, and 14, 7th Land District, Muscogee County, Columbus, Georgia by Survey Matters, LLC Land Surveying Services date May 9, 2014 and made part of this ordinance by reference.
SECTION III.

That the road segment and right-of-way described here within Sections I and II is no longer needed for roadway purposes. Said segment of right-of-way is hereby declared surplus and authorized for disposal in accordance with the Columbus Charter.
SECTION IV.

Providing that all existing utility easements of record shall remain in effect and providing appropriate width easements shall be reserved as required by the utility companies serving adjoining streets and properties for unknown utilities.
SECTION V.

That all ordinances and parts of ordinances in conflict with this ordinance are hereby repealed.

Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia held on the ____ day of _______, 2014; introduced a second time at a regular meeting of said Council held on the _____ day of ________, 2014 and adopt at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _____ member of Council.

Councilor Allen voting ______________
Councilor Baker voting ______________
Councilor Barnes voting ______________
Councilor Davis voting ______________
Councilor Henderson voting ______________
Councilor Huff voting ______________
Councilor McDaniel voting ______________
Councilor Thomas voting ______________
Councilor Turner voting ______________
Councilor Woodson voting ______________

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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor