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File #: 1337-2017    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2017 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 6/12/2017 Final action: 6/14/2017
Title: To authorize the City Attorney to file complaints in order to immediately appropriate and accept the remaining fee simple and lesser real estate necessary to timely complete the FRA-Lazelle Road Phase-A Public Improvement Project; and to authorize the City Attorney to spend funds pursuant to an existing Auditor’s certificate. ($41,992.00)
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BACKGROUND:

The City’s Department of Public Service (DPS) is performing the FRA-Lazelle Road Phase-A (PID 95606; Project ? 530161-100145) Public Improvement Project (“Public Project”). The City must acquire certain fee simple title and lesser real estate located in the vicinity of the right-of-way of Lazelle Road from North High Street (U.S. 23) to Worthington-Galena Road, Columbus, Ohio 43235 (collectively, “Real Estate”) in order for DPS to complete the Public Project. The City passed Ordinance Number 2314-2015 authorizing the City Attorney to acquire the Real Estate on behalf of the City. Furthermore, the City also adopted Resolution 0158X-2016 declaring the City’s (i) public purpose and necessity of the Public Project, and (ii) intent to appropriate the Real Estate. The City’s acquisition of the Real Estate will help make, improve, or repair certain portions of Lazelle Road’s public roadway and associated appurtenances, which will be open to the public without charge.

The City Attorney, pursuant to Columbus City Code, Section 909.03, served notice to all of the owners of the Real Estate of the (i) Public Project’s public purpose and necessity, and (ii) adoption of Resolution 0158X-2016. However, the City Attorney was unable to either locate some of the Real Estate’s owner(s) or agree with some of the Real Estate’s owner(s) in good faith regarding the amount of just compensation.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE:

Not applicable.

FISCAL IMPACT:

Funding to appropriate the Real Estate will come from the Streets & Hwys GO Bond Fund and Federal State Hwy Engineering Fund pursuant to existing Auditor’s Certificate ACDI000291-30.

EMERGENCY JUSTIFICATION: Not Applicable

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To authorize the City Attorney to file complaints in order to immediately appropriate and accept the remaining fee simple and lesser real estate necessary to timely complete the FRA-Lazelle Road Phase-A Public Improvement Project; and to authorize the City Attorney to spend fund...

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