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1995-59 Municipal Annexation-Objection to Forced Annexation of Unincorporated Areas RESOLUTION NO. 95 - 59 A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA RELATING TO MUNICIPAL ANNEXATION; OBJECTING TO FORCED ANNEXATION OF UNINCORPORATED AREAS INTO OTHER MUNICIPALITIES, OBJECTING TO FORCED DEANNEXATION OF MUNICIPAL AREAS INTO UNINCORPORATED AREAS, AUTHORIZING AND DIRECTING THE MAYOR TO PRESENT THE CITY'S POSITION TO THE BROWARD COUNTY LEGISLATIVE DELEGATION AD HOC COMMITTEE ON ANNEXATION; REPEALING CONFLICTING RESOLUTIONS; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE. WHEREAS, the Broward County Legislative Delegation has created an Ad Hoc Committee to review the' current status and receive public input on the annexation of unincorporated areas in Broward County and to prepare a report of its findings and recommendations; and WHEREAS, the recommendations of the Ad Hoc Committee is to accomplish annexation through a single Referendum of residents of the annexation area; and WHEREAS, the elimination of the dual referendum procedure for annexation is in direct opposition to the preservation of Home Rule; and NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF PARKLAND, FLORIDA, that: Section 1. That the Parkland City Commission objects to any plan or proposal which may provide for forced annexation of unincorporated areas into another municipality or municipalities or forced deannexation of Municipal areas into unincorporated areas. Section 2. That the Parkland City Commission objects to the elimination of the dual Referendum process, the erosion of Home Rule powers, and the opportunity for citizens within Municipalities to control their boundaries and destiny. Section 3. That the Mayor is authorized and directed to communicate the City Commission's position by the delivery of this Resolution to the Broward County Legislative Delegation Ad Hoc Committee on annexation and any other appropriate governmental body. RESOLUTION NO. 95-59 PAGE 2 Section 4. That all Resolutions or parts of Resolutions in conflict herewith being the same are hereby repealed to the extent of such conflict. PASSED AND ADOPTED THIS , 1995 -- s-<<-~~ SUSAN ARMSTRONG, C.M.C.~ CITY CLERK