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					                                       RESOLUTION 98-09

               A RESOLUTION OF M E BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
               OF ALACHUA COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING THE URBAN
               RESERVE AREA BOUNDARY FOR M E CITY OF HIGH SPRINGS
               AND ADOPTING AN UPDATED STATEMENT OF SERVICES FOR
               THE RESERVE AREA; PROVIDING FOR REVIEW AND
               AMENDING RESERVE AREA DESIGNATION AND STATEMENT;
               PROVIDING FOR FURNISHING OF COPIES; PROVIDING AN
               EFFECTIVE DATE


       WHEREAS, the Alachua County Boundary Adjustment Act, as amended (the LLAct"),
requires that Alachua County (the "County") review reserve area designations for each of the
municipalities within the County which has participated in the Implementation of the Act and also
requires the County to review the service statements for each reserve area every five years; and,
       WHEREAS, in August of 1996 the County did initiate such a five year review, and;
       WHEREAS, on November 12, 1996 the County did propose to amend the City of High
Spring's Urban Reserve Area ("URAn) to reflect provision of potable water service by the City of
Alachua to residents in the High Spring's URA, by moving approximately 365 acres from the High
Springs URA to the Alachua URA, and;
       WHEREAS, on June 23, 1997, the Board of County Commissioners of Alachua County,
Florida (the "Boardn) conducted a workshop on the proposals to amend URA's and statements
of services, and;
       WHEREAS, on September 16, 1997, the Board conducted a public hearing on urban
reserve area boundaries and updated County Statement of Services for the unincorporated lands
of the urban reserve area for the City of High Springs; and,
       WHEREAS, the City of High Springs has participated with the County in the five year
review to eliminate any conflicts or overlaps in the urban reserve area boundaries and Statements
of Services proposed by the County or any other municipality; and
       WHEREAS, on September 23, 1997 and December 8, 1997, Alachua County did notify
the City of High Springs of its action on September 16, 1997 and requested the City take
appropriate action and notify the County by letter if it concurred; and,
       WHEREAS, the City of High Springs has not notified the County of any conflict or overlap
with the reserve area boundary or County statement of services for the reserve area; and
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       WHEREAS, on January 13,1998 the Board conducted a second public hearing on urban
reserve area boundaries and updated County Statement of Services for the unincorporated lands
of the urban reserve area for the City of High Springs;
       WHEREAS, the Board finds that the criteria for designation of reserve areas under Section
6 of the Boundary Adjustment Act are met;




        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS
OF ALACHUA COUNTY, FLORIDA:


        1. Reserve Area Boundaries and Statement. The amended reserve area designated for
the City of High Springs shall be as shown on the map marked as Exhibit "A" attached hereto and
incorporated herein by reference. The statement of services and policies to be administered
within the reserve area shall be as set forth in the updated Statement of Services attached hereto
as Exhibit "B" and incorporated herein by reference.      Pursuant to Section 5, subsection (7),
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the Act, the reserve area designated herein shall be the reserve area for the City of High Springs
unless the City of High Springs agrees to binding arbitration pursuant to chapter 682 F.S. within
60 days or the City of High Springs or an affected person challenges the designation by filing a
petition with Division of Administrative Hearings within 60 days in accordance with the provisions
Section 5, subsection 8 of the Act.


       2.     ReviewIAmendina Reserve Area Desianation and Statement. The reserve area
designation and statement of services as set forth herein shall be reviewed by the County and the
City of High Springs every five (5) years in accordance with the provisions of Section 7 of the Act
and, based on the review, any desired change shall be initiated in accordance with the provisions
of the Act.


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       3. Furnishina of Co~ies Desianation and Statement. The County Manager or his
designee is authorized and directed to submit a copy of the final boundary designation and
statement of services to the City of High Springs.
       4. Effective Date. That this resolution shall take effect immediately upon the 61'' day
following its adoption provided no challenge has been filed by the City of High Springs or an
affected party within 60 days of the adoption of the resolution in accordance with the provisions
of Section 5, subsections 8 through 12 of the Act. In the event that a petition is filed with the
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Division of Administrative Hearings, the designation becomes effective on the latter of the 61 day
after the division's final order pursuant to Section 5, subsection 8 through 12 of the Act, provided
the final order of the division is not appealed as provided by general law.


       DULY ADOPTED in regular session, this 13thday of January, A.D., 1998.


                                              BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS OF
                                                  ALACHUA COUNTY, FLORIDA



                                                      Brown, Chairman


                                             APPROVED AS TO FORM



                                              Mary ~ a r i h a l lCounty Attorney
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