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File #: 2388-2016    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/15/2016 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 10/3/2016 Final action: 10/7/2016
Title: To authorize the directors of the Department of Public Service and Department of Public Utilities to execute and acknowledge any documents, as approved by the City Attorney, necessary to transfer and acquire any real estate and to enter into various agreements associated with completing the Cannon Drive - King Avenue to John Herrick Drive Public Improvement Project; to waive the provisions of City Code Chapters 328 and 329 relating to the Land Review Commission; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
...Explanation

BACKGROUND:

The City’s Department of Public Service (DPS) is performing the Cannon Drive - King Avenue to John Herrick Drive (3269 Dr E) Public Improvement Project (“Public Project”) in cooperation with the State of Ohio, Ohio State University. The Public Project is a major redevelopment of existing public right-of-way as portions of the Cannon Drive right-of-way will be relocated and additional sidewalks, traffic signals and utilities will be constructed. The Public Project will require the City to acquire and transfer various types of fee simple title and lesser real estate and enter into a number of agreements and instruments in order to complete the Public Project. Accordingly, authorizing the director of DPS and director of the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to execute any documents, including but not limited to deeds, easements, license agreements, lease agreements, maintenance agreements, and any other type of instrument, necessary to transfer and acquire or release any fee simple title or lesser real estate and to enter into various agreements associated with the Public Project will allow DPS to timely and efficiently complete the Public Project.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE:

Not applicable.

FISCAL IMPACT:

Not applicable.

EMERGENCY JUSTIFICATION:

DPS is requesting emergency action in order to timely and efficiently complete the Public Project without unnecessary delay, which will preserve the public peace, health, property, safety, and welfare.

...Title

To authorize the directors of the Department of Public Service and Department of Public Utilities to execute and acknowledge any documents, as approved by the City Attorney, necessary to transfer and acquire any real estate and to enter into various agreements associated with completing the Cannon Drive - King Avenue to John Herrick Drive Public Improvement Project; to waive the provisions of City Code Chapters 328 and 329 relating to the Land Review Commission; and to declare ...

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