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- Chapter 3 -
Boundaries

3.01    CORPORATE LIMITS.  The corporate limits of the City as of July 1, 1994, are described as follows:

Commencing at the northwest corner of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 80 North, Range 26 West of the 5th Principal Meridian; thence east to a point on the north line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter of Section 1, Township 80 North, Range 26 West of the 5th Principal Meridian where it intersects the east right-of-way line of the now abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad right-of-way; thence southwesterly along the easterly right-of-way line of the now abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad right-of-way to the north line of Section 12, Township 80 North, Range 26 West of the 5th Principal Meridian; thence east along the north line of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 12 to a point of intersection with the west right-of-way line of Iowa Highway 17; thence southerly along the west right-of-way line of Iowa Highway 17 to a point of intersection with the northerly right-of-way line of Iowa Highway 141; thence northwesterly along the north right-of-way line of Iowa Highway 141 to a point of intersection with the easterly right-of-way line of the now abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad; thence northeasterly along the easterly right-of-way line of the now abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad to a point of intersection with the northerly line of the right-of-way of the now abandoned Des Moines and Chicago Railroad also referred to as Interurban; thence northwesterly along the northerly right-of-way of the now abandoned Des Moines and Chicago Railroad to a point of intersection with the westerly right-of-way line of the now abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad; thence southwesterly along the westerly right-of-way line of the now abandoned Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad to a point of intersection with the northerly right-of-way line of Iowa Highway 141; thence northwesterly along the northerly right-of-way line of Iowa Highway 141 to a point of intersection with the south line of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 12; thence west to the southwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 12; thence north to the northwest corner of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter of said Section 12; thence continuing north along the east line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of Section 1, Township 80 North, Range 26 West of the 5th Principal Meridian, Range 26 West of the 5th Principal Meridian a distance of three hundred ninety-three and eight tenths (393.8) feet to the northerly right-of-way line of a Dallas County secondary road (known locally as Kennedy Boulevard); thence north 58° 33' west along the northerly right-of-way line, a distance of five hundred thirteen and fifty-six hundredths (513.56) feet; thence continuing north 59° 16' west along the northerly right-of-way line, a distance of two hundred seventeen and twenty-five hundredths (217.25) feet; thence north a distance of three hundred thirty-seven and seventy-five hundredths (337.75) feet; thence east a distance of six hundred twenty-five and thirteen hundredths (625.13) feet to a point on the east line of the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of said Section 1; thence north along the west line of the Southeast Quarter of the Southwest Quarter of said Section 1 to the point of beginning, except for a triangular parcel located in the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of Section 12, Township 80 North, Range 26 West of the 5th Principal Meridian, said triangle being located with its north line being the north line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 12, the east line of said triangle being located a distance nine hundred twenty (920.00) feet east of the west line of the Southwest Quarter of the Northeast Quarter of said Section 12 and with the southwesterly line of said triangle being the northerly right-of-way line of the now abandoned Des Moines and Chicago Railroad.