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File #: O-236-16    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 7/8/2016 In control: Intergovernmental Affairs and Annexation Committee
On agenda: 8/11/2016 Final action: 8/11/2016
Title: AN ORDINANCE OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO COUNCIL TO APPROVE THE ANNEXATION BY THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON HILLS.
Sponsors: Pat Mulvihill (D-10), Kelly Downard (R-16)
Attachments: 1. Filing Annexation by City of Worthington Hills - Clerk Rec 06-29-16, 2. Worthington Hills doc from emily Liu2, 3. Worthington Hills Doc from Emily Liu1, 4. Worthington Hills Annexation Draft Ordinance, 5. ORD 139 2016

ORDINANCE NO. __________, SERIES 2016
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AN ORDINANCE OF THE LOUISVILLE METRO COUNCIL TO APPROVE THE ANNEXATION BY THE CITY OF WORTHINGTON HILLS.
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Sponsored By: Council Members Mulvihill and Downard

WHEREAS, on May 17, 2016 the City of Worthington Hills voted in favor of three ordinances to annex a total of twenty-seven (27) lots as described in the attached documentation;
WHEREAS, the three ordinances concern the following parcels of property: (1) Ord. No. 5 Series 2016 covers 4701, 4703, 4705, 4707, 4709, 4711 and 4713 Middlesex Drive; (2) Ord. No. 6 Series 2016 covers 4300, 4301, and 4302 Bay Run Court; and (3) Ord. No. 7 Series 2016 covers 41; 00, 02, 04, 05, 06, 07, 08, 09, 10, 11, 12, 14, 16, 18, 20, and 26 Pacelli Place and 12102 East Bay Court;
WHEREAS, the City of Worthington Hills had mistakenly believed these parcels of property were already part of the City of Worthington Hills; as a result, for the past two fiscal years, these homeowners have been paying taxes to and the properties have been receiving services from the City of Worthington Hills;
WHEREAS, the City of Worthington Hills published the annexation proposals with the Courier-Journal (see attached affidavits);
WHEREAS, KRS 67C.111(3) requires the City of Worthington Hills to obtain approval of the annexation from Louisville Metro Council prior to the City of Worthington Hills proceeding with the annexation requirements under KRS Chapter 81A;
WHEREAS, KRS 67C.111(3) gives Louisville Metro Council the authority to approve or deny annexation requests "by ordinance and within sixty (60) days of the receipt of the request" and if Louisville Metro Council does not act within "sixty (60) days, the request for a city to proceed with an annexation proposal shall be deemed to be approved";
WHEREAS, the City of Worthington Hills filed a request on June 23, 2016 with the Office of the Metro Council Clerk requesting that the Louis...

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