Paradise ends is still up in the air
By Rebekah Bradway
October 23, 2006 | PARADISE -- Cache County and Paradise
are still at odds about the town's exact west corporate
limit although an engineer recently surveyed the town.
The City Council discussed the problem Wednesday evening.
"There's a discrepancy between what the county has
and what the legal has," Ryan Obray said. "We've got
to define that line now."
Obray wants to build on a lot in the area of the unsure
A Hansen & Associates engineer, instructed by town
engineer Christ Wight, surveyed the town, but the new
recorded limits still don't match the county's.
"The problem is that there is still some overlay,"
Mayor Lee Atwood said.
"Whoever's been paying the taxes is where the line
is," Councilwoman Margaret Obray said.
The recorded boundary had some of the Paradise taxpayers
outside of the corporate limits.
"There has to be a court ruling somewhere that has
some precedence on this. We can't be the only screwed-up
place," Councilman Leland Howlett said. "There's got
to be an established way to resolve this."
The council told Ryan Obray to start getting the paperwork
done to annex the lot he wants to build on into the
"At this point, the resolve is looking at annexing,"
Atwood said. "We would make our corporate limits bigger."
Obray said, "I'm not opposed to being annexed."