TABLE OF SPECIAL ORDINANCES
   Table
      I.   AGREEMENTS
      II.   ANNEXATIONS; DISANNEXATIONS
      III.   CONTRACTS
      IV.   FRANCHISES
      V.   REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS; RIVER ACCESS
      VI.   VACATION OF LAND
      VII.   BONDS
      VIII.   PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS
      IX.   ZONING MAP CHANGES
      X.   COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
      XI.   STREET NAME CHANGES
TABLE I:  AGREEMENTS
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
1982-5
4-28-82
Authorizing creation of, membership in and contracting with the Indiana Municipal Power Agency.
1982-11
9-7-82
Changing terms of the city's association with Indiana Municipal Power Agency.
2000-10
8-21-00
Authorizing the city to accept a loan from the Environmental Remediation Revolving Loan Fund and to loan the proceeds thereof to the Verdin Group, LLC  for the purpose of remediating the environment contamination at the site of the former Gibson Hardware/Pavey Building which the Verdin Group LLC intends to develop as a commercial property.
2007-4
9-6-07   
Authorizing the execution and delivery of the second amendatory agreement to the power sales contract between Indiana Municipal Power Agency and the city.
2010-1
1-14-10
Authorizing the Indiana Municipal Power Agency to apply for a federal grant for the establishment of a street light retrofit program.
 
 
 
 
TABLE II:  ANNEXATIONS; DISANNEXATIONS
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
1962-99
9-4-62
Annexing part of Sections 3 and 10 in Township 3, Range 1 West.
1970-136
2-3-70   
Disannexing certain land.
1983-4
4-19-83
Annexing certain agricultural land for use as an industrial park.
1994-05
7-7-94   
Annexing a partial portion of the proposed West Side Subdivision Addition B.
1994-8
7-28-94
Annexing territory being part of Sections 1 and 2, Township 3 north, Range 1 west of the First Principal Meridian.
1995-8
8-10-95
Annexing territory being part of the proposed Riverboat Casino Complex.
1995-10
9-21-95
Amending the Comprehensive Plan and the Comprehensive Plan Map to include the newly annexed territory along with the adjoining R-1 district to be designated a gaming resort.
2001-1
4-5-01
Annexing territory being part of the Southeast Quarter of Section 34, Township 4 North, Range 1 West of the First Principal Meridian, located in Randolph Township, Ohio County, Indiana and further described in Exhibit A, being 21.903 acres.
2003-2
5-1-03
Annexing territory being part of Section 35, Township 4, Range 1 West in Randolph Township, Ohio County, Indiana.
2014-3
12-4-14
Annexing certain territory generally located south of Rio Vista Avenue and owned by the Waters of Rising Sun, LLC, an Indiana Limited Liability company and H&T Limited, LLC.
 
 
 
 
TABLE III:  CONTRACTS
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
1982-14
11-2-82
Amending power sales contract with Indiana Municipal Power Agency.
2002-2
5-2-02
Amending power sales contract with Indiana Municipal Power Agency.
 
 
 
 
TABLE IV:  FRANCHISES
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
1962-97
4-24-62
Petitioning for ordinance for franchise for natural gas distribution system by A.R. Stryker.
1966-116
7-5-66
Approving gas franchise contract with Lawrenceburg Gas Company.
1981-3
9-10-81
Granting a non-exclusive franchise to Par Cable Inc. to erect, maintain and operate a cable television system in the city.
1982-9
8-19-82
Granting a franchise, contract and grant to Fairbanks Cable of Indiana Inc. relating to cable television service in the city.
1984-1
4-3-84
Transferring from Fairbanks Cable to Fairbanks Communications all right, title and interest of Fairbanks Cable under the franchise for cable television service in the city.
 
 
 
 
TABLE V:  REAL ESTATE TRANSACTIONS; RIVER ACCESS
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
1940-1
12-16-40
Appropriating money for and authorizing the Committee on Real Estate to proceed with purchase of 10.32 acres of land for a city park.
1987-1
2-3-87   
Authorizing the Port Authority of Rising Sun to occupy, use and possess for the purpose of boat docks and ingress and egress, that portion of the Ohio River which lies east of Front Street between First and William Streets and between First and Second Streets, excluding any portion of First Street or the Public Landing.
1999-8
7-8-99
Contributing real estate commencing at the intersection of the centerline of William Street with the western right-of- way line of Mulberry Street to the Ohio County Community Foundation for a period of 25 years, to be leased back only for park purposes.
2000-3
5-4-00   
Conveying property acquired from Troy and Traci Marksberry and George and Ruth Burris to Senior Citizen Housing.
2004-16
12-9-04
Authorizing the city’s  sale or transfer of a tract of land on Smart Drive.
 
 
 
 
TABLE VI:  VACATION OF LAND
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
1985-1
5-7-89
Vacating an unnamed alley between Mulberry Street and Broad Alley.
1999-6
5-6-99
Vacating that portion of Front Street from its intersection with 5th Street to the easterly boundary of Lot Number 2.
2007-8
1-7-08
Vacating a portion of Pershing Street.
 
 
 
 
TABLE VII:  BONDS
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
2004-9
9-2-04
Authorizing the issuance of revenue bonds to provide for the cost of the construction of additions and improvements to the city’s sewage works.
2009-3
7-2-09   
Concerning the construction of certain additions, extensions and improvements to the waterworks of the city, the issuance of revenue bonds to provide the cost thereof, the collection, segregation and distribution of the revenue of said works, the safeguarding of the interests of the owners of said revenue bonds, other matters connected therewith including the issuance of notes in anticipation of bonds.
2009-7
12-22-09
Authorizing payment in lieu of taxes by the Rising Sun Municipal Utilities.
 
 
 
 
TABLE VIII.  PLANNED UNIT DEVELOPMENT DISTRICTS
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
1995-15
10-19-95
Adopting a Unit Development-Gaming Resort Plan submitted by Rising Sun Riverboat Casino & Resort, LLC.
2008-1
3-6-08
Adopting a Planned Unit Development District for Grand Victoria Casino & Resort, L.P.
2016-4
5-5-16   
Approving an amended preliminary planned unit development plan for Rising Star Casino Resort.
2017-2
3-2-17
Approving an amended preliminary planned unit development plan for Rising Star Casino Resort.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
TABLE IX.  ZONING MAP CHANGES
Editor’s Note:
   This TSO was added in 2018 with the S-15 Supplement and thus may not be comprehensive.
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
2004-15
9-16-04
The 2004 Zoning Map as certified to the Common Council of the Plan Commission on July 1, 2004, and referenced and incorporated herein, is hereby adopted with the following amendments (changes):
 
 
1.   The Map is amended to include the newly annexed territory north of the City on State Road 56.
 
 
2.   Said territory is hereby rezoned to a B-2 zoning classification.
2015-1
3-5-15
The eight acres more or less, generally located south of Rio Vista Avenue and owned by The Waters of Rising Sun, LLC,  and 405 Rio Vista Lane Realty, LLC, and described in Exhibit “A” attached to Ord. 2015-1 shall be rezoned from R-1, Single- Family Residential to the Waters of Rising Sun Nursing Home/Rehabilitation PUD/Planned Unit Development.
16-28
12-20-16
The 12.787 acres more or less, generally located on Indiana State Route 56 and owned by Minkspro, LLC, and described in Exhibit “A” attached to Ord. 16-28 shall be rezoned from R-1, Single-Family Residential to the Indian Hill Residential Development, a Planned Unit Development.
2017-9
7-13-17
The four city lots, generally located on Sixth and Poplar Streets and owned by Rising Sun Senior Properties, LLC, Dale Williams and Teresa Williams, and the Redevelopment Commission of the city, described in Exhibit “A” of Ord. 2017-9, shall be rezoned from B-1, Business, to the John’s Place Condominiums, a Planned Unit Development.
 
 
 
 
TABLE X. COMPREHENSIVE PLAN
Editor’s Note:
   This TSO was added in 2018 with the S-15 Supplement and thus may not be comprehensive.
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
1995-10
9-21-95
Amending the Comprehensive Plan and the Comprehensive Plan Map to include the newly annexed territory along with the adjoining R-1 district to be designated a gaming resort.
2016-5
5-5-16
Approving and adopting the Comprehensive Plan Update 2016.
 
 
 
 
TABLE XI.  STREET NAME CHANGES
 
Ord. No.
Date Passed
Description
2017-3
3-2-17   
The unnamed alleyway located between Walnut Street and High Street and running from Rio Vista Lane to Sixth Street in the City of Rising Sun, Indiana shall be from this day forth known as Jimmy Dorrell Way.