CITY OF BENSON, MINNESOTA ORDINANCE NO. 208

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CITY OF BENSON, MINNESOTA
ORDINANCE NO. 208
 
AN ORDINANCE AMENDING THE ZONING MAP BY REZONING CERTAIN LAND IN THE CITY OF BENSON,
SWIFT COUNTY, MINNESOTA

WHEREAS, the Planning Commission of the City of Benson held a public hearing on property described herein on March 4, 2019, as required by City Code Section 154.180(E), and
WHEREAS, on March 4, 2019, the Planning Commission recommended the rezoning as hereinafter described.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the City Council of the City of Benson, Minnesota, that:
1. The boundaries of the zoning districts established by City Code Section 154.055 are hereby amended by zoning the following described previously undesignated property as “I-1” (Limited Industrial):
 
Beginning at a point on the East line of the Northwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (NW ¼ - NE ¼) of Section Eight (8), Township One Hundred Twenty-one (121), Range Thirty-nine (39), Swift County, Minnesota distant 150 feet Southwesterly, measured at right angles, from the center line of the main track of the Great Northern Railway Company (now BNSF Railway) as now located and constructed; thence Southeasterly, parallel with said centerline and 150 feet distant therefrom to the now existing Eastern corporate limits of the City of Benson, Minnesota; thence Northerly along said corporate limits line to a point distant 150 feet Northeasterly, measured at right angles, from the center line of the main track of the Great Northern Railway Company (now BNSF Railway) as now located and constructed; thence Northwesterly, parallel with said center line and 150 feet distant therefrom to the east line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (SW ¼ - SE ¼) of Section Five (5), Township One Hundred Twenty-one (121), Range Thirty-nine (39); thence Southerly along said East line to the point of beginning.
 
AND
 
Beginning at the Northwest corner of Lot 12, Block 49, Stone’s First Addition to the City of Benson, Swift County, Minnesota; thence Northwesterly and parallel to the center line of the main track of the Great Northern Railway Company (now BNSF Railway) as now located and constructed to a point on the North line of the Northeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (NE ¼-SW ¼) of Section Six (6), Township One Hundred Twenty-one (121), Range Thirty-nine (39), Swift County, Minnesota; thence Northeasterly and at right angles to said main track center line a distance of 50 feet; thence Northwesterly and parallel to said main track center line to the East edge of the Chippewa River; thence Northerly along the Chippewa River to the South right-of-way line of Minnesota Trunk Highway 9; thence Southeasterly along the South right-of-way line of said Trunk Highway 9 to the East line of Eighteenth Street North, Benson, Minnesota; thence Southerly along the Southerly prolongation of the East line of said Eighteenth Street North to the point of beginning.
 
as shown by the records of the County Treasurer of said County.
 
2.  The boundaries of the zoning districts established by City Code Section 154.055 are hereby amended by zoning the following described previously undesignated property as “B-2” (General Business):
The East Half of the Northeast Quarter (E ½-NE ¼) of Section Five (5), Township One Hundred Twenty-one (121), Range Thirty-nine (39), excepting therefrom a tract of land described as follows:  Commencing at the SE corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northeast Quarter (NE ¼-NE ¼) of Section Five (5), thence running West Thirty-two (32) rods, thence running North Twenty-five (25) rods, thence running East Thirty-two (32) rods, thence running South Twenty-five (25) rods to the place of beginning.
 
as shown by the records of the County Treasurer of said County.
 
3.  This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and publication.
 
First Reading: February 19, 2019          
Second Reading: March 4, 2019                
Published: March 13, 2019              
/s/ Terri Collins          
Mayor
/s/ Glen Pederson      
Clerk
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