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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRes 011403-V - Special Assess 706 UniversityRESOLUTION NO.' , A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, AUTHORIZING THE RELEASE OF A SPECIAL ASSESSMENT LIEN FOR JAMES M. DANIEL AND ESTABLISHING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown has received a request from Georgetown Title Company, Inc. for the release of a special assessment lien against property currently owned by James M. Daniel located at 706 University Avenue; and WHEREAS, by ordinance dated January 25, 1923, recorded at Volume 6, Page 415, Mechanics Lien Records of Williamson County, Texas, an assessment lien was levied against the following described real property and against the real and true owner of said property to be due and payable within four (4) years of said assessment: Being part of Block 1, SNYDER'S ADDITION, an addition in and to the City of Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Volume 67, Page 502, Deed Records, Williamson County, Texas, and being more fully described in Exhibit "A" attached hereto and made a part hereof and being Parcel Two as described in Deed to James M. Daniel recorded in Volume 1025, Page 262, Official Records, Williamson County, Texas (the "Property and WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown has no financial records dating back to 1923 and, therefore, no determination can be made as to whether or not the assessment was paid; and WHEREAS, the City Council, after hearing the request and finding the specific facts as stated above, now concludes that the subject property should be released from the special assessment lien. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this resolution are hereby found and declared to be true and correct, and are incorporated by reference herein and expressly made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. The City Council hereby finds that this resolution implements Finance Policy End 14.00 of the Century Plan - Policy Plan Element, which states: "All municipal operations are conducted in an efficient business -like manner and sufficient financial resources for both current and future needs are provided"; and further finds that the adoption of this resolution is not inconsistent or in Resolution No. / 4/0 3 Page 1 of 2 conflict with any other Century Plan Policies, as required by Section 2.03 of the Administrative Chapter of the Policy Plan. SECTION 2. The Mayor is hereby authorized to execute, and the City Secretary to attest this resolution and the City Attorney is hereby directed to release the subject special assessment lien against the above -described Property on behalf of the City of Georgetown. SECTION 3. This resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption. RESOLVED this day of January, 2003. THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN By: ATTEST: Sandra D. Lee, City APPROVED AS TO FORM: Patricia E. Carls, Brown & Carls, LLP City Attorney Resolution No Page 2 of 2 Gary,helon, Mayor i All that certain tr•actr parcel or lot of land situated in the City of Georgetown in Williamson Cquntyr Texas, and being described as follows: No. One (1) in Being a part of Bloch Snyder's Addition to said City of Georgetown and beginning at the middle point of the north line of said block, same being Mrs. J. A. HUdson's N. E. corner -Thence South .120 feet to corner• -Thence East 6o 'feet to Mrs. Sheppard•s We North 120 feet to S. line of 12th Strap t or University St line -Thence Avenue -Thence West 60 feet to plates of beginning being the Daniel, same property conveyed to James Malcomb Daniel by Laura L. STATE OF TEXAS § COUNTY OF WILLIAMSON § RELEASE OF SPECIAL CITY OF GEORGETOWN § ASSESSMENT LIEN WHEREAS, by ordinance dated January 25, 1923, an assessment lien was ordered by the City Council ("City Council") of the City of Georgetown, Texas ("City"), recorded at Volume 6, Page 415, of the Mechanics Lien Records of Williamson County, Texas; and WHEREAS, the City Council levied an assessment in the sum of $181.80 against the following real property described in said ordinance and against F.J. Brucks, the real and true owner of said property at the time of assessment: Being Part of Lot 1, Snyder's Addition, an addition in and to the CITY OF GEORGETOWN, Williamson County, Texas, according to the map or plat thereof recorded in Volume 67, Page 502, Deed Records, Williamson County, Texas, and being more fully described by metes and bounds in Exhibit "A' attached hereto and made a part hereof and being Parcel Two as described in Deed to James M. Daniel recorded in Volume 1025, Page 262, Official Records, Williamson County, Texas. WHEREAS, said assessment lien was due and payable within four (4) years after the date of issuance; and WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown has no financial records dating back to 1923; and WHEREAS, James M. Daniel is the current owner of the above described property, which is encumbered by said lien. NOW, THEREFORE, KNOW ALL MEN BY THESE PRESENTS, that for and in consideration of the recitals above and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the undersigned has RELEASED AND DISCHARGED and by these presents does hereby RELEASE AND DISCHARGE the above described property from any and all liens recorded at Volume 6, Page 415 of the Mechanic's Lien Records of Williamson County Texas. EXECUTED the s" day of ut 12003. CITY OF GEORGETOWN " � Ion, Mayor ATTEST: APPROVED AS TO FORM: Patricia E. Carls, Brown & Carls, LLP . City Attorney STATE OF TEXAS § COUNTY OF WILLIAMSON § fc.+'^.5 ticfp f-UC.J, byThe foregoing instrumQn± „as_ c nnr�rgaro„u ohwki ._Ua Gary Nelon, Mayor, of the City of Georgetown, Texas, a Texas home -rule municipal corporation, on behalf of said municipal corporation. t'° Notary blic, State of Texas All that certain tract, parcel or lot of land situated in the d c ib Georgetown in Williamson COUnt;yr Texas, and being described d follows: Being a part of Block No. One (1) in the middle Addition to said City of Georgetown and beginning at the middle point of the north line of said block, same being Mrs. J. A. Hudson's N. S, corner -Thence South .12c_r feet to corneShep NortFtrlTttence fePtEtotS t'linetofol2th�Streetard UniesWest line-Thence Avenue -Thence West 60 feet to place of beginning, y same property conveyed to James Malcomb Daniel by bears L. the Daniel.