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File #: 19-7768   
Type: Miscellaneous Item
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 12/5/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance amending an Interlocal Agreement with the City of Converse which implement a series of municipal boundary adjustments and extraterritorial jurisdiction releases from San Antonio to Converse in eastern Bexar County. [Lori Houston, Assistant City Manager; Bridgett White, Director, Planning]
Attachments: 1. DRAFT CC Ordinance Converse 10-28-2019, 2. Attachment 1 Draft ILA 1st Amended 10-28-19, 3. A Phase1_600acresB&Wh Map, 4. B ConverseMBAs1&2B&Wh Map, 5. Exhibit C DRAFT 2017-2034 ILA Schedule 11-21-2019, 6. D Converse ILA 2019, 7. E Northampton Park Map, 8. Plan Comm Resolution ILA, 9. Ordinance 2019-12-05-0997




First Amendment to the City of San Antonio and Converse Interlocal Agreement


Ordinance authorizing the first amendment to an Interlocal Agreement (ILA) between the City of San Antonio and City of Converse which establishes a series of municipal boundary adjustments (MBA) and extraterritorial jurisdiction (ETJ) releases from San Antonio to Converse in eastern Bexar County, Texas. The resulting action would place the ILA properties within the City of Converse's jurisdiction by the end of December 2034.


On March 9, 2017, the City Council of San Antonio approved a multi-phase Interlocal Agreement (ILA) in which San Antonio would release approximately 12 square miles from San Antonio's unincorporated Extraterritorial Jurisdiction (ETJ) area for future annexation by Converse and also transfers approximately 3.6 square miles from the city limits of San Antonio to the city limits of Converse. The purpose of the ILA was to ensure that underserved areas in the fast growing unincorporated areas of the county would receive urban level services, provide growth opportunities to neighboring cities, and increase the revenue opportunities of a partnering city to support the delivery of public services.

Pursuant to the ILA San Antonio completed the release of the first Phase (including the proposed Knox Ridge subdivision) consisting of 600 acres, located northwest of the intersection of Loop 1604 and IH 10 East, from COSA's ETJ to Converse on March 9, 2017. Converse also completed the voluntary annexation of the first Phase by June 2017. In addition, the two cities mutually agreed to change their boundaries in the Northampton subdivision. The first municipal boundary adjustment (MBA) consisted of approximately 293 acres and the second MBA consisted of 67 acres.

At the time of the initiation of the current ILA, State law author...

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