City of Batavia, NY
Genesee County
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The inhabitants of the City of Batavia, in the County of Genesee, State of New York, within the boundaries herein described, shall continue to be incorporated as a body politic and corporate with perpetual succession.
The corporate name of the City shall be "City of Batavia."
The boundaries of said City shall be as follows:
BEGINNING in the southerly bounds of the old Buffalo Road at the point of intersection thereof by the westerly bounds of original village lot number 102;
Thence easterly along the southerly line of the said old Buffalo Road to the point of its intersection with the easterly line of the Lewiston Road or a continuation thereof;
Thence northwesterly along said continuation and along the easterly line of the said Lewiston Road to the point of intersection thereof with the easterly line of Park Road, so called;
Thence northeasterly along the easterly line of that part of Park Road which runs in a generally northeasterly direction to the south line of that part of Park Road which runs in generally southeasterly direction (it being the intention herein to describe that last mentioned boundary line as it was originally laid out prior to the filing of a map thereof in the Genesee County Clerk's office on June 4, 1921, which map in now in Book One of Maps at pages 26 and 27);
Thence southeasterly along the southerly line of that part of Park Road which runs in a generally southeasterly direction to the east bounds of original village lot number two;
Thence northerly along the easterly bounds of said original village lot number two to the northeasterly corner thereof;
Thence southeasterly in a direct line, parallel with West Main Street and on the same line as the northwest corner of original village lot number 14, to the center line of State Street;
Thence at a right angle to State Street Road easterly 24.75 feet to the east boundary of State Street Road;
Thence running northerly along the easterly boundary of State Street Road 818.5 feet;
Thence running westerly along the southern boundary of land conveyed to Chester Bachorski by Deed recorded in Genesee County Clerk's office in Liber 312 page 113 a distance of 818.85 feet;
Thence running southerly along the east line of said lot 8 a distance of 991.05 feet to the northern bounds of lot 15;
Thence still southeasterly in a direct line to the northeast comer of original village lot number 52;
Thence easterly in a direct line parallel with the southerly bounds of lot numbers 9 and 11 in township 12, section nine, range one of the tract of land known as the Holland Purchase, to the easterly bounds of said lot number nine;
Thence south on the easterly bounds of said lot number nine and the easterly bounds of lot number 10 in section eight, township 12 and range one of the said Holland Purchase to its point of intersection with the west bounds of lands of the Grand View Cemetery Association, as described in a deed recorded in the Genesee County Clerk's office on April 14, 1906, in Liber 207 of Deeds at page 109;
Thence southeasterly along the said west bounds of Grand View Cemetery Association lands to a point in the northerly bounds of lands of the Erie Railroad Company;
Thence westerly along the northerly bounds of the said Erie Railroad Company's lands to their point of intersection with the east bounds of said lot number 10, section eight, township 12, range one of the Holland Purchase;
Thence south on the easterly bounds of said lot number 10 and of lot nine in section eight, township 12, and range one of the Holland Purchase to the southerly bounds of the lands constituting the right-of-way of the Lehigh Valley Railroad Company;
Thence westerly in a direct line, of the point where the center lines of Cedar Street and Ellicott Street intersect, to the eastern boundary of lot 11;
Thence S-00-51'-35"-W, 515.44 feet along the eastern boundary of lot 11;
Thence S-89-33'-01"-W, 882.44 feet;
Thence S-44-00'-36"-W, 190.42 feet;
Thence S-00-65'-56"-W, 251.98 feet to the northeasterly boundary of Ellicott Street Road;
Thence northwesterly along the northeasterly boundary of Ellicott Street to the eastern boundary of Cedar Street;
Thence southwesterly in a direct line to the intersection of center lines of Cedar Street and Ellicott Street;
Thence westerly in a direct line to a point in the westerly bank of the Tonawanda Creek at the west end of the Lehigh Valley Railroad bridge;
Thence westerly along the left bank of said Tonawanda Creek to a point in said left bank, which point is opposite the southeast comer of lot number 23 in said City and in a direct line with the easterly boundary of said lot;
Thence northwesterly, on a line to a point in the westerly bounds of original village lot number 61, which point is three-fourths of a mile from the southerly bounds of West Main Street, to the north boundary of the abandoned New York Central Railroad main-line being part of original village lot 61;
Thence S-76-39'-28"-W, 1330.11 feet along the northern boundary of the abandoned New York Central Railroad main-line;
Thence S-30-56'-56"-W, 23.05 feet along the northern boundary of the abandoned New York Central Railroad main-line;
Thence S-76-39'-28"-W, 791.81 feet along the northern boundary of the abandoned New York Central Railroad main-line;
Thence N 58-22'-00"-W. 149.04 feet along the southwest comer of original lot 65;
Thence N-31-38/-00"-E, 1492.71 feet as described in Map 930 filed in the Genesee County Clerk's office;
Thence northwesterly in a direct line to a point in the westerly bounds of original village lot number 66, which point is three-fourths of a mile from the southerly bounds of West Main Street;
Thence continuing westerly, still in a direct line, to the westerly bounds of original village lot number 68;
Thence northeasterly along the westerly bounds of the original village lots numbers 68 and 102 to the right bank of the Tonawanda Creek;
Thence westerly along the right bank of the Tonawanda Creek 910 +/- feet to the western boundary of land described in Liber 417 page 724 and Map 969 as filed in the Genesee County Clerk's office;
Thence N-00-30'-00", 720 +/- feet to the northern boundary of land described in Liber 417 page 724 and Map 969 as filed in the Genesee County Clerk's office;
Thence S-84-15'-00" E, 287.88 feet;
Thence N-05-45'-00"-E, 169.70 feet;
Thence S-84-15'-00" E, 25.00 feet;
Thence N-05-45'-00" E, 165.30 feet to the southern bounds of West Main Street;
Thence S-84-15'-00"-E, 354.54 feet along the southern bounds of West Main Street;
Thence S-05-45'-00"-W, 167.45 feet;
Thence S-84-15'-00"-E, 85.03 feet;
Thence S-05-45'-00"-W, 35.48 feet;
Thence N-32-49'-40"-E, 39.36 feet;
Thence S-84-19'-59"-E, 58.56 feet;
Thence N-13-05'-12"-E, 96.07 feet;
Thence N-05-45'-00"-E, 72.15 feet to the southern bounds of West Main Street;
Thence S-84-15'-00"-E, 100.65 feet along the southern boundary of West Main Street;
Thence S-68-09'-00"-E, 228.56 feet along the southern boundary of West Main Street, the place of beginning.
[Amended 6-9-2014 by L.L. No. 2-2014]
Wards of the City of Batavia are hereby established as follows:
WARD #1 — Bordered on the south by East Main Street; on the west by Vine Street to Bank Street and then Bank Street to the City line; on the north and east by the City line.
WARD #2 — Bordered on the east by Vine Street, to Bank Street and then Bank Street to the City line; on the south by Main Street; on the west by Bank Street to Denio Street and then Denio Street to State Street and then State Street to the City line; on the north by the City line.
WARD #3 — Bordered on the east by Bank Street to Denio Street and then Denio Street to State Street and then State Street to the City line; on the south by Main Street; on the west by Oak Street; on the north by the City line.
WARD #4 — Bordered on the east by Oak Street [to La Crosse Avenue and then La Crosse Avenue to Montclair Avenue; and Montclair Avenue to West Main Street]; on the south by West Main Street to South Lyon Street and then South Lyon Street to South Main Street; South Main Street to Roosevelt Avenue, and then Roosevelt Avenue to Pearl Street; Pearl Street to the City line; on the west and north by the City line.
WARD #5 — Bordered on the east by Liberty Street to South Liberty Street and then South Liberty and a straight line continuation of South Liberty south to the City line; on the south by the City line; on the west by Pearl Street to Roosevelt Avenue and then Roosevelt Avenue to South Main Street and South Main Street to South Lyon Street to West Main Street; on the north by West Main Street to Montclair Avenue and then Montclair Avenue to La Crosse Avenue and La Crosse Avenue to Oak Street; Oak Street to Main Street and then Main Street to Liberty Street.
WARD #6 — Bordered on the east and south by the City line; on the west by Liberty to South Liberty Street and then South Liberty Street and a straight line continuation of South Liberty Street to the City line; on the north by East Main Street to the City line.
Within 12 months of the United States census final report, the City Manager will report the official population for each of the six City wards. If two or more of the wards have a population differential of 10% more than the average of the six wards, City Council will submit a redistricting plan at the next November general election for the City Council members at large.
The Corporate Seal of the City shall consist of the device of the Knickerbocker statue surrounded by the words "City of Batavia, N.Y."