Commission Meeting Agenda Item
Ordinance 2019-03 (First Reading) — An Ordinance Annexing One Lot Located within Orange Blossom Gardens, Referenced by Alternate Key Number 2718056; Owned by The Villages of Lake-Sumter, Inc.
Staff Recommended Motion
Staff recommends approval of Ordinance 2019-03.
Martin L. Dzuro filed an application on behalf of The Villages of Lake-Sumter, Inc. to annex property consisting of one lot located within Orange Blossom Gardens Unit 3.1B. The application involves annexing approximately 0.14 acres of property from unincorporated Lake County into the Town of Lady Lake. The lot is addressed as 719 Truman Avenue.
The subject property is in Section 06, Township 18 South, Range 24 East, in Lake County, Florida. Appropriate legal descriptions, a location map, and a sketch of the property have been included with the submitted application. The lot will be served by the Village Center Community Development District Central water and sewer system, as well as the District’s Fire Department.
In accordance with the provisions of Florida Statute 171.205 and the Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement executed September 4, 2013 between Lake County, Florida and the Town of Lady Lake, Florida, the Town may annex properties into the Town that are non-contiguous to the existing municipal boundary.
The annexation application was received on Monday, April 1, 2019, and has been reviewed and determined to be complete. The application meets the requirements of the Land Development Regulations (LDRs), as well as the adopted Comprehensive Plan, and is ready for consideration by the Town Commission.
Staff mailed notices to inform the surrounding 24 property owners within 150 feet of the property proposed by the annexation request on Monday, April 29, 2019. The property was also posted on Monday, April 29, 2019.
The Technical Review Committee found that Ordinance 2019-03 was ready for transmittal to the Planning and Zoning Board.
At the May 13, 2019 meeting, the Planning and Zoning Board voted 5—0 to forward Ordinance 2019-03 to the Town Commission with the recommendation of approval.
The Town Commission’s second and final reading is scheduled for Monday, June 17, 2019, at 6:00 p.m.
Draft Ordinance 2019-03
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF LADY LAKE, FLORIDA; VOLUNTARILY ANNEXING PROPERTY BEING APPROXIMATELY 0.14 ACRES OF LAND OWNED BY THE VILLAGES OF LAKE-SUMTER, INC.; REFERENCED BY ALTERNATE KEY NUMBER 2718056; ONE LOT WHICH IS LOCATED WITHIN ORANGE BLOSSOM GARDENS UNIT 3.1B, WITHIN LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA; PROVIDING FOR REDEFINITION OF THE LAND BOUNDARIES OF THE TOWN OF LADY LAKE; PROVIDING FOR FILING OF THIS ORDINANCE; REPEALING ALL ORDINANCES IN CONFLICT HEREWITH; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE; AND PROVIDING FOR PUBLICATION IN ACCORDANCE WITH LAW.
Be it ordained and enacted by the Town Commission of the Town of Lady Lake, in Lake County, Florida, as follows:
Pursuant to and under the authority of the provisions of Florida Statute 171.205 and the Interlocal Service Boundary Agreement executed September 4, 2013 between Lake County, Florida, and the Town of Lady Lake, Florida, the Town of Lady Lake does hereby annex property being approximately 0.14 acres in the unincorporated area of Lake County, Florida; existing as a contiguous parcel to the Town, more particularly described in Exhibit “A”.
Upon final passage and adoption of this Ordinance, a copy hereof shall be filed with the Clerk of the Circuit Court of the Fifth Judicial Circuit, in and for Lake County, Florida, and also a copy shall be filed with the Department of State of the State of Florida.
Should any section, phrase, sentence, provision, or portion of this Ordinance be declared by any court of competent jurisdiction to be unconstitutional or invalid, such decision shall not affect the validity of the Ordinance as a whole, or any part thereof, other than the part so declared to be unconstitutional or invalid.
That all property, real and personal, within said annexed property described herein, as provided by this Ordinance, and the inhabitants thereof, shall be subject to the government, jurisdiction, powers, franchises, duties, and privileges of the said Town of Lady Lake, Florida, and the said rezoned property shall be liable proportionately, for all of the present outstanding and existing, as well as future indebtedness to the Town of Lady Lake, Florida, and all laws heretofore passed by the Legislature of the State of Florida, relating to and which now and hereafter constitute its Charter, shall apply to and have the same force and effect on such annexed territory as if all such annexed territory had been a part of the Town of Lady Lake, Florida at the time of the passage and approval of said laws and ordinances.
This Ordinance shall become effective upon its adoption.
In accordance with the provisions of Section 171.062, Florida Statutes, the property annexed in this Ordinance is subject to the Land Use Plan of the Lake County Comprehensive Plan and County zoning regulations until the Town adopts a Comprehensive Plan Amendment to include this annexed parcel on the Future Land Use Map Series of the Town’s Comprehensive Plan.
PASSED AND ORDAINED by the Town Commission of the Town of Lady Lake, Florida, this 17th day of June 2019.
Town of Lady Lake, Florida
Jim Richards, Mayor
Kristen Kollgaard, Town Clerk
Approved as to form:
Derek Schroth, Town Attorney
EXHIBIT A: Legal Descriptions and Map
Parcel ID#: 06-18-24-0350-000-37400; Lot 374, Unit 3.1B, Orange Blossom Gardens, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 25, Pages 33-35, Public Records of Lake County, Florida