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(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World
February 10, 2013)

ORDINANCE NO. 8824

AN ORDINANCE OF THE CITY
OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS, REZONING APPROXIMATELY
90 ACRES, GENERALLY LOCATED EAST OF KANSAS
HIGHWAY 10 (K-10), NORTH
OF WEST SIXTH STREET,
WEST OF GEORGE WILLIAMS WAY, EXTENDED,
AND SOUTH OF BALDWIN
CREEK CITY PARK, IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS,
FROM COUNTY A
(AGRICULTURAL) DISTRICT
TO CITY GPI (GENERAL PUBLIC AND INSTITUTIONAL
USE) DISTRICT AND AMENDING THE CITY'S "OFFICIAL
ZONING DISTRICT MAP," INCORPORATED BY REFERENCE INTO THE CITY CODE
AT CHAPTER 20, ARTICLE 1,
SECTION 20-108 OF THE
"CODE OF THE CITY OF
LAWRENCE, KANSAS, 2011
EDITION," AND AMENDMENTS THERETO.

WHEREAS, on September
10, 2012, the owner of record of the subject property,
the legal description of
which is set forth at Section 2, infra, filed with the
City of Lawrence, Kansas,
Rezoning Application, No.
Z-12-00191, seeking to rezone the base district of
the subject property from
County A (Agricultural) District to City GPI (General
Public and Institutional
Use) District; WHEREAS, on
November 12, 2012, after
due and lawful notice was
given in accordance with
K.S.A. 2011 Supp. 12-757 and
City of Lawrence, Kan.,
Code 20-1303 (Jan. 1,
2011), the Lawrence - Douglas County Metropolitan
Planning Commission conducted a public hearing on
Rezoning Application, No.
Z-12-00191; WHEREAS, at
the November 12, 2012,
public hearing, the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Metropolitan Planning
Commission considered the
report and recommendation of City staff, weighed
the evidence adduced at
the public hearing, reviewed the decision - making criteria set forth at City
of Lawrence, Kan., 20-1303
(Jan 1, 2011), and voted
unanimously (8-0) to recommend to the City Commission that it approve Rezoning Application, No.
Z-12-00191; and WHEREAS,
at its December 11, 2012
public meeting, the Governing Body considered Rezoning Application, No.
Z-12-00191, and the recommendation of the
Lawrence-Douglas County
Metropolitan Planning
Commission. BE IT ORDAINED BY THE GOVERNING
BODY OF THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, KANSAS: SECTION 1.
The above-stated recitals
are incorporated herein by
reference and shall be as
effective as if repeated verbatim. SECTION 2. The base
zoning district classification for the following described real property, situated in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County,
Kansas, to-wit: A TRACT OF
LAND IN THE NORTHWEST
QUARTER OF SECTION 29,
TOWNSHIP 12 SOUTH,
RANGE 19 EAST OF THE 6TH
PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN IN
DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE
SOUTHEAST CORNER OF
SAID QUARTER SECTION;
THENCE SOUTH 88 03' 57"
WEST, 2289.78 FEET ALONG
THE SOUTH LINE OF SAID
QUARTER SECTION TO THE
EASTERLY LINE OF A
RIGHT-OFWAY DEEDED TO
THE STATE OF KANSAS;
THENCE ON A CURVE TO
THE LEFT ALONG SAID
RIGHT-OF-WAY, HAVING A
RADIUS OF 4069.72 FEET, AN
ARC LENGTH OF 287.97
FEET, A CHORD BEARING
NORTH 12 32' 44" WEST
AND CHORD DISTANCE OF
287.91 FEET; THENCE NORTH
00 20' 28" EAST ALONG
SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY, 74.58
FEET; THENCE DEPARTING
SAID RIGHT-OF-WAY ON A
MEASURED BEARING OF
NORTH 46 12' 54" EAST
AND MEASURED DISTANCE
OF 320.03 FEET; THENCE
SOUTH 65 51' 23" EAST,
378.00 FEET; THENCE NORTH
22 02' 16" EAST 30.33 FEET;
THENCE ALONG A CURVE TO
THE RIGHT HAVING A RADIUS OF 380.00 FEET, AN
ARC LENGTH OF 563.28
FEET, A CHORD BEARING
NORTH 25 29' 49" WEST
AND CHORD DISTANCE OF
513.11 FEET; THENCE NORTH
16 58' 06" EAST, 93.80 FEET;
THENCE ON A CURVE TO
THE LEFT HAVING A RADIUS
OF 170.00 FEET, AN ARC
LENGTH OF 66.69 FEET, A
CHORD BEARING NORTH 05
43' 53" EAST AND A CHORD
DISTANCE OF 66.26 FEET;
THENCE NORTH 05 30' 23"
WEST, 284.93 FEET; THENCE
ON A CURVE TO THE RIGHT
HAVING A RADIUS OF 380.00
FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF
376.42 FEET, A CHORD BEARING NORTH 22 52' 20" EAST
AND CHORD DISTANCE OF
361.22 FEET; THENCE NORTH
51 15' 03" EAST, 122.85
FEET; THENCE ON A CURVE
TO THE RIGHT HAVING A
RADIUS OF 280.00 FEET, AN
ARC LENGTH OF 462.36
FEET, A CHORD BEARING
SOUTH 81 26' 37" EAST
AND CHORD DISTANCE OF
411.59 FEET; THENCE SOUTH
34 08' 16" EAST, 136.57
FEET; THENCE NORTH 36
50' 52" EAST, 105.91 FEET;
THENCE NORTH 05 32' 15"
EAST, 56.74 FEET; THENCE
ON A CURVE TO THE RIGHT
HAVING A RADIUS OF 250.00
FEET, AN ARC LENGTH OF
606.37 FEET, A CHORD BEARING NORTH 42 26' 34" EAST
AND CHORD DISTANCE OF
468.29 FEET; THENCE SOUTH
79 27' 52" EAST, 120.73
FEET; THENCE NORTH 66
27' 53" EAST, 735.30 FEET TO
THE EAST LINE OF SAID
QUARTER SECTION; THENCE
SOUTH 02 00' 44" EAST
ALONG SAID EAST LINE,
2270.86 FEET TO THE POINT
OF BEGINNING. CONTAINING
89.812 ACRES. is hereby
changed from County A
(Agricultural) District to
City GPI (General Public
and Institutional Use) District, as such district is defined in Chapter 20 of the
"Code of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, 2011 Edition," and amendments
thereto. SECTION 3. The
"Official Zoning District
Map," which is adopted
and incorporated into the
City Code by reference at
City of Lawrence, Kan.,
Code 20-108 (Jan. 1, 2011),
is hereby amended by
showing and reflecting
thereon the new zoning district classification for the
subject property as described in more detail in
Section 2, supra. SECTION 4.
If any section, clause, sentence, or phrase of this ordinance is found to be unconstitutional or is otherwise held invalid by any
court of competent jurisdiction, it shall not affect
the validity of any remaining parts of this ordinance.
SECTION 5. This ordinance
shall be in full force and effect from and after its passage and publication as
provided by law. ADOPTED
by the Governing Body of
the City of Lawrence, Kansas, this 8th day of January,
2012.

APPROVED:
/s/ Robert J. Schumm Robert J. Schumm
Mayor ATTEST:
/s/ Jonathan M. Douglass
Jonathan M. Douglass
City Clerk

Approved as to form and
legality
/s/Toni R. Wheeler
Toni R. Wheeler
City Attorney
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