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File #: 19-4449   
Type: Public Hearing
In control: City Council B Session
On agenda: 8/7/2019
Posting Language: First public hearing regarding the proposed annexation of a 52.48 acre property located at 11000 Fischer Road, Von Ormy, TX, 78073, which is contiguous to the city limits of San Antonio and located within the City of San Antonio’s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) in southwest Bexar County, as requested by the property owners, Maruchan Texas, Inc., near City Council District 4. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Bridgett White, Director, Planning]
Attachments: 1. CC Public Hearing 1 - Exhibit A, 2. CC Public Hearing 1 - Exhibit B, 3. CC Public Hearing 1 - Exhibit C
Related files: 19-4450
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DEPARTMENT: Planning Department


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Bridgett White, AICP


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: 4


SUBJECT:

First public hearing of a proposed annexation of a 52.48 acre property located at 11000 Fischer Road, Von Ormy, TX, as requested by Maruchan Texas, Inc.


SUMMARY:

First public hearing of a proposed annexation as requested by the property owner, Maruchan Texas, Inc., of a 52.48 acre property located at 11000 Fischer Road, Von Ormy, TX, 78073, which is contiguous to the city limits of San Antonio and located within the City of San Antonio (City)'s Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) in southwest Bexar County.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Maruchan Texas, Inc. is a large manufacturing company that currently maintains a food processing facility at the intersection of IH-35 South and South Loop 410, in the City's Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) and in Emergency Services District (ESD) #5. This facility is the main base for its Midwest operations in the United States. There are also facilities located in California and Virginia.

In June 2012, the City Council approved a five-year Industrial District Non-Annexation Agreement (IDA) with Maruchan Texas, Inc., (Maruchan) through Ordinance No. 2012-06-14-045. Under the IDA, Maruchan agreed to hire and maintain at least 500 employees, provide certain annual wages based on position, and offer employee benefits packages. Originally, to attract the building of the facility and related jobs, the City offered the company a five-year Non-Annexation Agreement and Basic Fire Services Agreement through designation of an industrial district. At the time, the Maruchan project site was not identified for annexation, but Planning staff was studying areas for potential annexation, particularly in southern Bexar County. The South San Antonio area surrounding the Maruchan property was ultimately annexed for limited purposes in 2014, then for full purposes in 2016.

The IDA and fire agreement were amended and exte...

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