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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 08.09.1977 - Quit Claim Deed1179 RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING MAYOR OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, TO EXECUTE QUITCLAIM DEEID COVERING APPROXIMATELY 20 ACRES IN N. PORTER SURVEY AND TO EXCHANGE SAME FOR QUITCLAIM DEED FROM RAY THOMAS, SR. AND WIFE, DOROTHY THOMAS COVERING APPROXIMATELY 6 ACRES OF LAND IN SAID SURVEY. WHEREAS, Ray F. Thomas, Sr. has purchased through the Texas Veterans Land Board approximately 20 acres of land through the Texas Veterans Land Program, said land hereinafter described; and WHEREAS, the said Ray F. Thomas, Sr. has since such acquisition used said land for his homeplace and for such other purposes for which same is suited being since on or about September 23, 1963; and WHEREAS, Ray F. Thomas, Sr. has coveyed a portion of said 20 acre tract to a Texas Corporation, River Oaks Landscaping, Inc.,; and WHEREAS, the City of Georgetown, Texas has a claim or claims on certain portions of said land constituting said 20 acres or adjoining lands by virtue of certain deeds or otherwise and the said Ray F. THomas, Sr. and wife, Dorothy Thomas have certain claims to land in the same survey presently in the possession of the City of Georgetown; and WHEREAS, it is the desire of the City of Georgetown, Texas, Ray F. Thomas, Sr. and wife, Dorothy Thomas and the officers and directors of River Oaks Landscaping, Inc. to resolve all of said differences and to quiet the title to said land by the amicable ^, settlement of such conflicting claims and said matter having been fully presented and ;r discussed at the regular city council meeting at city hall on August 9, 1977: RC1 NOW, THEREFORE, BE. IT RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of Georgetown, Texas, that its Mayor be and he is hereby authorized and directed to `' execute a Quitclaim Deed to River Oaks Landscaping, Inc. covering all of the city's rights, titles and interests, if any, in and to that certain tract and parcel of land described as follows: BEING a tract of land situated on the N. Parter Survey in Wi Iliamson County, Texas, and also being a part of the 30 acres conveyed in three tracts by Texas Veterans Board to said Dibrell by contract of sale that is recorded in Vol. 404, Page 22, Deed Records of Williamson County, Texas, and conveyed from the Texas Veterans Board to Ray F. Thomas, Sr. by Special Warranty Deed, recoreded in Vol. 596, Page 375, Deed Records of Williamson County, Texas. BEGINNING at a cedar fence corner post in the South line of Morrow Street in North Georgetown, Texas, said point also being 5' East of the N. E. Corner of Block 7 of said North Georgetown. THENCE with a fence, S. 0 deg. 20'W to a fence corner post. THENCE with another fence, S. 85 deg. W 150 feet and S 89 deg. W. 695' to a steel fence corner post in the East line of U. S. Highway 81, said point also being the S. W. corner of Block 14 of said North Georgetown. THENCE S. 2 deg. 30' W., crossing the North Fork of the San Gabriel River, 295 feet to a 3/4" steel shaft at the N. W. corner of a tract formerly belonging to the Belford Lumber Co. and now owned by Mrs. Wilma Brummett. THENCE with Mrs. Brummett's North line, N. 89 deg. 30' E. at667' past the N. E. corner, and at 1270' in all another 3/4" steel shaft for an inside corner hereof. THENCE S. 0 deg. 37' W. 487' to a 3/4" steel shaft at the low water mark on the North bank of the South Fork of the San Gabriel River. THENCE along the North bank of said South San Gabriel River as follows: N. 68 deg. 40'E. 30'; N. 37 deg. 20' E. 478; and N. 35 deg. 20' E. 575' to the intersection of the North bank of the South San Gabriel River and the South bank of the North San Gabriel River. rim THENCE due North 150' to the South line of the extension of Morrow Street in North Georgetown, THENCE with the South line of Morrow Street, N. 89 deg. 40' W. 1066 feet to the PLACE OF BEGINNING and containing 20 acres of land. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that at the time of the delivery of said Quitclaim Deed to River Oaks Landscaping, Inc. the said Ray F. Thomas, Sr, and wife, Dorothy Thomas shall execute and deliver a Quitclaim Deed to the City of Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas, conveying all of their rights, titles and interest, if any in and to the property described as follows: BEI NG a part of a 19 1/2 acre tract and all of a 2 acre tract conveyed to J. C. Peterson on the 18th day of March A. D. 1880 and recorded in the land register Vol. 24 pages 390 and 391 and the tract of land hereby conveyed is more particularly described as follows, towi t: AND BEGINNING at a stake in the South bank of the Gabriel River from which a Becon bears S 42 1/2 deg. W. 15 1/3 vrs. the some being the beginning corner of a ten acre tract conveyed to W. J. and E. R. Anderson and J. M. Page. THENCE S. 19 E. 140 varas to stake and stone mound. THENCE S. 50 deg. W. 188 4/5 vrs. to a stake. THENCE N. 1/4 deg. E. 153 vrs. to the center of the channel of the Gabriel River to the corner of the Anderson and Page tract. THENCE S. 19 deg. E. with their W. line to the beginning containing six acres. This tract being the same property conveyed to Georgetown Waterworks Company, by J. C. Peterson and C. M. Peterson, on the 27th day of June, 1883 and recorded in Vol. 32, Page 42, of the Deed Records of Williamson County, Texas. A copy of both of said Quitclaim Deeds, the one from the City of Georgetown being marked Exhibit A and the one from Ray F. Thomas, Sr. and wife, Dorothy Thomas, being marked Exhibit B, are attached to this resolution and made a part hereof for all purposes as if copied herein at length word for word; AND AS FURTHER BE IT RESOLVED that for the further consideration for this agreement, said City shall cease to use the lower hike and bike trail or like uses. READ, PASSED AND ADOPTED by unanimous vote this 9th day of August, 1977. ATTEST: City Secretary U.- c. 0 4,1L hn C. Doerfler, tfayor