Commission Meeting Agenda Item
Ordinance 2021-05 (First Reading) — Annexation — North Lake Presbyterian Church — Voluntarily Annexing Property Being Approximately 2.79 Acres Owned by North Lake Presbyterian Church, Inc.; Referenced by Alternate Key Number 1629586; within Lake County, Florida
Staff Recommended Motion
Growth Management staff recommends approval of the first reading of Ordinance 2021-05.
On April 1, 2021, applicant Greg Beliveau of LPG Urban and Regional Planners, filed an application on behalf of North Lake Presbyterian Church to annex property being approximately 2.79 acres into the Town of Lady Lake.
The subject property is located in Section 08, Township 18 South, Range 24 East, in Lake County, Florida. Appropriate legal descriptions, a location map, and a sketch of the property were included with the submitted application. The lot will be served by the Town of Lady Lake water and sewer system, as well as Lake County’s Fire Department. The subject property is contiguous with the existing municipal boundary. The property is undeveloped at the present time.
The application meets the requirements of the Land Development Regulations (LDRs) as well as the adopted Comprehensive Plan and is ready for consideration of a recommendation by the Planning and Zoning Board.
Staff mailed notices to inform the surrounding five property owners within 150 feet of the properties proposed by the annexation request on Monday, April 26, 2021. The properties were also posted Monday, April 26, 2021. To date, staff has not received any letters or phone calls in support or in opposition to the application.
Mr. Beliveau came before the Town Commission at the Special Conceptual meeting on Monday, March 15, 2021, at which the Commission voted 4 to 0 to proceed with the annexation application.
The Technical Review Committee found that Ordinance 2021-05 was ready for transmittal to the Planning and Zoning Board.
At the May 10, 2021 meeting, the Planning and Zoning Board voted 5 to 0 to forward Ordinance 2021-05 to the Town Commission with the recommendation of approval.
Source of Funding
The Town Commission is scheduled to consider Ordinance 2021-05 for second and final reading on Monday, June 21, 2021 at 6 p.m.
Draft Ordinance 2021-05
AN ORDINANCE OF THE TOWN COMMISSION OF THE TOWN OF LADY LAKE, FLORIDA; VOLUNTARILY ANNEXING PROPERTY BEING APPROXIMATELY 2.79 ACRES OWNED BY NORTH LAKE PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH, INC.; REFERENCED BY ALTERNATE KEY NUMBER 1629586; 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 2.79 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 this ___ day of ___________, 2021 in the regular session of the Town Commission of the Town of Lady Lake, Lake County, Florida, upon Second and Final Reading.
Town of Lady Lake, Florida
Ruth Kussard, Mayor
Nancy Slaton, Town Clerk
Approved as to form:
Derek Schroth, Town Attorney
EXHIBIT A — Legal Description and Map
Lots 6, 7, 8 and 9, Block 16, and the North 1/2 of Stapylton Avenue along the South boundary of Lots 6, 7, 8 and 9, Block 16, CONANT, a subdivision in Section 8, Township 18 South, Range 24 East, Lake County, Florida, according to the plat thereof recorded in Plat Book 1, Page 8, Public Records of Sumter County, Florida, of which Lake County was formerly a part. Together with a non-exclusive easement for ingress and egress as set forth in Official Records Book 3639, Page 1912, Public Records of Lake County, Florida