Agenda Report # 87
WHEREAS, by warranty deed dated April 26, 1946 from R.E. Martin, R.E. Martin, Jr. and E.D. Martin, the City of Columbus took title to an approximately 8.42 acre tract of land (013-022-007), more specifically identified in the attached Quitclaim deed, to be used for educational purposes; and,
WHEREAS, An Act of the General Assembly of Georgia approved February 25, 1949, Ga. L. 1949, p. 1086, created the Muscogee County School District and provided that "all property, real and personal,...held by said City for its existing independent school system...shall when said merger actually becomes operative pass to and be held by Muscogee County School District," Ga. L. 1949 at p. 1093; and,
WHEREAS, the Muscogee County School District is selling the above referenced property for development purposes, and attorneys for the purchaser requested, since title was originally acquired in the name of the City of Columbus, that a Quitclaim Deed from the City of Columbus to Muscogee County School District be executed and recorded in order to evidence and clarify of record that the Muscogee County School District is the true, legal and equitable owner in fee simple of such property; and,
WHEREAS, on March 4, 2015, the Mayor executed the Quitclaim deed attached hereto in accordance with Ga. L. 1949, p. 1026 and Section 4-201(5) of the Columbus Charter.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:
The execution, delivery, and recording of the attached quitclaim deed to the approximately 8.41 acre tract (013-022-007) referred to above is hereby authorized and ratified.
Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of ____________ 2015, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of ___________ members of said Council.
Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Buck voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.
Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor