Chapter 1.12
CITY BOUNDARIES*

Sections:

1.12.010    City limits.

*    Code reviser’s note: Ord. 12-014 adds these provisions as Chapter 1.10 PMC; they have been editorially renumbered to avoid duplication.

1.12.010 City limits.

A. The boundaries of the city of Palmer, a tract of land, located in the Third Judicial District, state of Alaska and Palmer Recording District, more particularly described as follows:

Beginning at the section corner common to Section 3, Section 4, Section 9 and Section 10, Township 17 North, Range 2 East, Seward Meridian, Palmer Recording District Alaska, and running thence in a westerly direction along the section line common to Section 4 and Section 9, N 89°58'00" W a distance of 1,637.99 feet;

thence continuing on said Section line for 1,000.00 feet to the one quarter corner common to sections 4 and 9, Township 17 North, Range 2 East, and the centerline of Outer Springer Loop Road;

thence S 0°03'30" E for 1,318.98 feet to the southeast corner of the Palmer Commercial Center Subdivision, Plat 95-46;

thence N 89°56'16" W for 1,319.84 feet to the southwest corner of the Palmer Commercial Center Subdivision;

thence N 00°02'42" W for 851.89 feet to the southwest corner of the Willis Subdivision, Plat 81-149;

thence S 89°58'03" E for 467.37 feet to the southeast corner of Willis Subdivision;

thence N 0°08'33" W for 466.66 feet to the section line common to Sections 4 and 9, Township 17 North, Range 2 East, Seward Meridian and the centerline of Outer Springer Loop Road;

thence N 89°55'24" W on the section line a distance of approximately 1,786.52 feet to the section corner common to Section 4, Section 5, Section 8 and Section 9, Township 17 North, Range 2 East, Seward Meridian, Alaska;

thence along the section line common to Section 8 and Section 9, S 00°07'00" W a distance of 2,640.00 feet to the one-quarter corner common to Section 8 and Section 9 marking the southeast corner of the State Fair, Inc., property;

thence continuing on said section line South 00°07' West a distance of 1,322.64 feet to the south one-sixteenth corner common with Sections 8 and Section 9;

thence S 89°58'00" W for a distance of 2,638.68 feet to the center-south one sixteenth corner of Section 8;

thence S 89°58'00" W along the one-sixteenth line a distance of 2,208.77 feet to a point on the west right-of-way of the Glenn Highway;

thence along the west right-of-way of the Glenn Highway N 32°58'30" E a distance of 4,050.48 feet to the north-south one-quarter line of Section 8;

thence along the one-quarter line of Section 8 N 00°08'00" W a distance of 562.68 feet to the north section line of Section 8;

thence S 89°56'00" W north boundary of Section 8 a distance of 2,640.00 feet to the Section corner common with Sections 5, 6, 7, and 8, Township 17 North, Range 2 East;

thence S 89°59'00" W on the line common with Section 6 and Section 7 for 2,640.00 feet to the southwest corner of Palmer West Subdivision, plot file No. 72-28;

thence north on the west boundary of said Palmer West Subdivision for 1,981.28 feet to the northwest corner of Palmer West Subdivision;

thence easterly for 2,640.00 feet to the North-South 1/64 corner common to Section 5 and Section 6;

thence N 00°10'00" W the section line for a distance of 660.00 feet to the one quarter corner common to Section 5 and Section 6;

thence east 990.00 feet to the center-east-west-west 1/256 corner Section 5;

thence north 660.00 feet to the center-east-southwest-northwest 1/256 corner Section 5;

thence east for 330.00 feet to the center-south-northwest 1/64 Section 5;

thence N 00°13'57" W the west boundary of Brittany Estates Subdivision Phase I, plat file No. 85-68 a distance of 560.73 feet;

continuing on the said boundary S 89°56'57" E a distance of 50 feet;

continuing on the said boundary N 00°13'57" W a distance of 920.00 feet;

continuing on the said boundary N 89°56'57" W a distance of 50 feet;

continuing on the said boundary N 00°13'57" W for approximately 35.27 feet to a point lying 465 feet distant from the west one-sixteenth corner common with Section 5, Township 17 North, Range 2 East and Section 32, Township 18 North, Range 2 East lying within the East Palmer-Wasilla Highway;

thence northwesterly on the Wasilla-Finger Lake-Palmer Road (presently known as Irwin Loop Road), to a point lying 300.00 feet distant from the west 1/16 subdivision line of Section 5;

thence N 00°13'57" W parallel with aforesaid west 1/16 subdivision line to an intersection point on the north boundary of Section 5;

thence East on the north boundary of Section 5, Township 17 North, Range 2 East, common with Section 32, Township 18 North, Range 2 East, for 300.00 feet to the west one-sixteenth corner;

thence north for a distance of 990.00 feet to the center-north-south-southwest (C-N-S-SW) 1/256 corner Section 32;

thence N 00°07'00" W a distance of 2,970.00 feet to the northwest one-sixteenth corner of section 32;

thence east a distance of 1,319.17 feet to the center-north one-sixteenth corner of section 32;

thence southerly a distance of 1,322.00 feet more or less to the center quarter corner of Section 32;

thence easterly on the center quarter line a distance of approximately 1,320.00 feet;

thence continuing easterly on the center quarter line a distance of 1,270.17 feet to a point 50.00 feet west of the one-quarter corner common to Section 32 and section 33, Township 18 North, Range 2 East, Seward Meridian, Alaska;

thence northerly on a line 50.00 feet west of and parallel with the section line common to Section 32 and Section 33, Township 18 North, Range 2 East, Seward Meridian, Alaska, for approximately 1,320.00 feet to a point 50.00-foot distant from the north 1/16 corner common to Section 32 and Section 33, Township 18 North, Range 2 East, S.M., Alaska;

thence westerly on the center line of Scott Road to the southwest corner of the northeast one-quarter of the northeast one-quarter (NE1/4NE1/4), Section 32;

thence North a distance of 1,320.00 feet to the east one-sixteenth corner common to Section 29, and Section 33;

thence East 1,270.00 feet to a point 50.00 feet west of the section corner common to Section 28, Section 29, Section 32 and Section 33, Township 18 North, Range 2 East, Seward Meridian, Alaska;

thence northerly on a line 50.00 feet west of and parallel to the section line common to Section 28 and Section 29 a distance of approximately 1,316.00 feet to the south onesixteenth line of said Section 29;

thence N 89°56'48" W a distance of 1,269.25 feet to the southeast one-sixteenth corner;

thence N 89°56'47" W a distance of 1,319.33 feet to the center-south one-sixteenth corner;

thence N 00°04'18" W a distance of 1,318.30 feet to the center one-quarter corner;

thence N 00°06'13" W a distance of 1,316.41 feet to the center-north one sixteenth corner;

thence N 89°54'39" E a distance of 1,317.78 feet to the northeast one-sixteenth corner of said Section 29;

thence N 89°57'54" E a distance of 1,320.21 feet to the north one-sixteenth corner common to Section 28 and Section 29, Township 18 North, Range 2 East, Seward Meridian, Alaska;

thence along said section line, S 00°06'00" E a distance of 2,385.03 feet to a point 50.00 feet west of the northwest corner of Lot 11-1, Block 1 of Bailey Heights Subdivision;

thence east passing through the northwest corner of Lot 11-1, and running along and with the north line of Lot 11-1, a distance of 250.00 feet to the northeast corner of Lot 11-1, Block 1, Bailey Heights Subdivision;

thence south along the east line of Lot 11-1, Lot 13, Lot 14 and Lot 15, Block 1, Bailey Heights Subdivision, a distance of 235.00 feet to the southeast corner of Lot 15, Block 1, said corner being on the north side of Albrecht Avenue;

thence along the north side of Albrecht Avenue, east a distance of 95.28 feet;

thence south, passing through the northeast corner of Lot 2, Block 2, Bailey Heights Subdivision in Section 28, Township 18 North, Range 2 East, Seward Meridian, Alaska, and along the west side of a 20.00 foot wide street, a distance of 284.79 feet to the southeast corner of Lot 2, Block 2;

thence along the east line of Lot 3, Block 2, Bailey Heights Subdivision, S 40°51'00" E a distance of 548.58 feet to the southeast corner of Lot 3, Block 2, being on the west side of a 54.00 foot wide street;

thence along the west side of Diamond Willow Estates Subdivision N 00°01'04" W a distance of 361.94 feet to a point marking a joint corner of Lot 4 and Lot 5, Block 2 of Bailey Heights Subdivision;

thence continuing along the west side of Diamond Willow Subdivision N 27°35'48" E a distance of 355.70 feet;

thence leaving the west side of Diamond Willow Subdivision, running on the east boundary of Bailey Heights Subdivision N 21°30" E for approximately 737.00 feet to the east angle point Lot 10, Block 2;

thence N 21°30' E for approximately 250.00 feet to the westerly right-of-way of the Alaska Railroad;

thence running northwesterly on the west right-of-way for approximately 3,380.00 feet to its intersection with the north boundary of Section 28, Township 18 North Range 2 East, Seward Meridian;

thence east on the north boundary of Section 28 for approximately 200.00 feet to a meander point of the right bank of the Matanuska River;

thence along the right bank of the Matanuska River as it meanders to the South East 6,430.00 feet to its intersection with the south boundary of section 28;

thence continuing 16,250.00 feet on the meanders of the right bank of Matanuska River to its intersection with the east boundary of section 33;

thence within section 34 and continuing on the sinuous meanders of the west and right bank of the Matanuska River southeast east, northeast, south, southwest and south for a distance of 7,716.00 feet to its intersection with the south boundary of section 34, Township 1 E North, Range 2 East; and section 3, Township 17 North, Range 2 East;

thence within Section 3 and continuing on the sinuous meanders of the west and right bank of the Matanuska River southeast, south, southwest for a distance of approximately 1,035.00 feet to a point lying 1,020.00 feet south of Section 3;

thence continuing the meanders along the west bank of the Matanuska River to the south one-sixteenth line of said Section 3;

thence leaving the river along the one-sixteenth line, N 89°59'00 W to the southwest one-sixteenth corner a distance of 1,146.49 feet;

thence S 00°11'00" E to the west one-sixteenth corner common to Section 3 and Section 10, a distance of 1,320.00 feet;

thence along the section line common to Section 3 and Section 10, Township 17 North, Range 2 East, N 89°59'00" W to the centerline of Deland Street, Lepak Subdivision, Plat 85-77, a distance of 348.47 feet;

thence along said centerline S 00°05'00" E to the northerly one-sixteenth line of said Section 10, which is the centerline of Branch Road, a distance of 1,319.42 feet;

thence along said one-sixteenth line S 89°55'25" W to the north one-sixteenth corner common to Sections 9 and 10, a distance of 971.20 feet;

thence on the section line, which is the centerline of Outer Springer Loop Road, N 00°05'00" W a distance of 311.82 feet more or less; thence West a distance of 465.39 feet;

thence North a distance of 512.00 feet to the south boundary of the Mohan Subdivision, Plat 87-7;

thence West 26.58 feet to the southwest corner of Mohan Subdivision;

thence North 495.00 feet to the North boundary of Section 9;

thence East on the section line a distance of 560.77 feet to the corner common to Section 3, 4, 9 and 10, Township 17 North, Range 2 East, which is the Point of Beginning.

B. The boundaries of the city as above described were the effective city limits as of April 19, 2012. (Ord. 12-014 § 3, 2012; Ord. 09-003 § 4, 2009. Formerly 1.12.015)