described (herein or attached exhibit) be annexed to the City of Deer River, Minnesota, was duly presented to the Council of the City of Deer River on the 11th day of December, 2017; and
WHEREAS, said property is unincorporated and abuts the City of Deer River on its northern boundary; is less than 120 acres; is not presently served by public sewer facilities or public sewer facilities are not otherwise available; and
WHEREAS, said property is not located within a flood plain or shoreland area; and
WHEREAS, said property is currently being developed for residential/commercial purposes and annexation is requested to facilitate the extension of city services for the commercial development of the property; and
WHEREAS, the City of Deer River held a public hearing pursuant to Minnesota Statutes §414.033 Subd. 2b, on January 22, 2018 following thirty (30) days written notice by certified mail to the Town of Deer River and to all landowners within and contiguous to the area legally described herein to be annexed; and
WHEREAS, provisions of Minnesota Statutes § 414.033 Subd. 13 are not applicable in that there will be no change in the electric utility service provider resulting from the annexation of the territory to the municipality.
NOW, THEREFORE, THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF DEER RIVER HEREBY ORDAINS AS FOLLOWS:
1. The City Council hereby determines that the property as hereinafter described abuts the city limits and is or is about to become urban or suburban in nature in that commercial development as an assisted living facility is being proposed for said property, the construction of which requires or will need city services including public sewer facilities.
2. None of the property is now included within the limits of any city, or in any area that has already been designated for orderly annexation pursuant to Minnesota Statute § 414.0325.
3. The corporate limits of the City of Deer River, Minnesota, are hereby extended to include the following described property, said land abutting the City of Deer River and being 120 acres or less in area, and is not presently served by public sewer facilities or public sewer facilities are not otherwise available, and the City having received a petition for annexation from all the property owners of the land, to wit:
⦁ Deer River Bible Church, Inc.:
The South 200 feet of the West One-half of the Northwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (W½ NW¼ SW¼), Section Twenty-four (24), Township One Hundred Forty-five (145), Range Twenty-five (25) AND the North 148.5 feet of the West 660 feet of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter