The Parker Project Amendment to Annexation Agreement

The Parker Project Amendment to Annexation Agreement

10/21/2022

Public notice, legal description and plat of annexation for proposed 18.239 acre addition

PUBLIC NOTICE

 

Notice to the public is hereby given that the City of Galena, County of Jo Daviess, Illinois, is considering the execution of an amendment to the annexation agreement between the City of Galena and True North Quality Homes, LLC, dated May 11, 2022. The proposed amendment pertains to 18.239 acres of property, hereafter described, proposed to be annexed to the City of Galena and zoned Planned Unit Development with an underlying district of Agricultural. The amendment to the annexation agreement is pursuant to the provisions of the Illinois Compiled Statutes (65 ILCS 5/11-15.1). The subject territory is located south of Blackjack Road in East Galena Township, Jo Daviess County, Illinois.

Legal Description of Territory Contemplated for

Amendment to Annexation Agreement and Annexation

A part of the East Half (E 1/2) of the South Half (S 1/2) of Fractional Section Twenty (20), Township Twenty-eight (28) North, Range One (1) East of the Fourth Principal Meridian, bounded and described as follows:

Commencing at the Southeast corner of said Section Twenty (20); thence West on the South line of said Section Twenty (20), a distance of 171.60 feet to the point of beginning of the hereinafter described tract of land; thence continuing West on the South line of said Section Twenty (20), a distance of 940.00 feet to a point 198.00 feet East of the Southwest corner of the East Half (E 1/2) of the South Half (S 1/2) of said Section Twenty (20); thence Northwesterly at an angle 73°38'29" as measured counter-clockwise from the last described course, a distance of 1214.44 feet; thence Southeasterly at an angle of 56°32'13" as measured counter-clockwise from the last described course, a distance of 132.95 feet; thence Southeasterly at an angle of 172°02'48" as measured clockwise from the last described course, a distance of 148.87 feet; thence Northeasterly at an angle of 94°06'00" as measured clockwise from the last described course, a distance of 172.44 feet to a point in the centerline of a public road known as the Galena and Savanna Road; thence Southeasterly on said centerline of the Galena and Savanna Road, at an angle of 94°10'34" as measured counter-clockwise from the last described course, a distance of 118.89 feet; thence Southeasterly on said centerline of the Galena and Savanna Road at an angle of 164°31'46" as measured counter-clockwise from the last described course, a distance of 381.28 feet; thence Southerly at an angle of 145°57'13" as measured counter-clockwise from the last described course, a distance of 687.37 feet to the point of beginning, containing 18.239 acres, more or less. Situated in the County of Jo Daviess in the State of Illinois.

The public hearing for the contemplated amendment to the annexation agreement will take place at the regularly scheduled meeting of the Galena City Council at 6:30 p.m. on Monday, November 14, 2022, or at any subsequent meeting of the Galena City Council to which it may be continued, at City Hall, 101 Green Street, Galena, Illinois. 

A map of the territory that is the subject of the proposed amendment to the annexation agreement is available by request at City Hall, on the City of Galena website at www.cityofgalena.org (see News on homepage), or by calling 815-777-1050.

Mark Moran

City Administrator

The City of Galena
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