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File #: 1924-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/28/2018 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 7/16/2018 Final action: 7/18/2018
Title: To authorize the Director of Recreation and Parks to enter into an agreement for shared use of the property formerly known as Library Park North Alley between the City of Columbus, Recreation and Parks Department, and the MIG Realty, LLC, to define the responsibilities of each of the parties for the Library Park North Alley; and to declare an emergency. ($0.00)
Explanation

This ordinance is to authorize the Director of the Recreation and Parks Department to enter into an agreement for Shared Use of the property formerly known as Library Park North Alley (Agreement) between the City of Columbus (City), Recreation and Parks Department, and the MIG Realty, LLC to define the responsibilities of each of the parties for the property formerly known as Library Park North Alley.

Background: Library Park North Alley is located on the northern edge of the Deaf School Park Topiary Garden and was previously used as a public roadway. Prior to this agreement going into effect, this alley right of way will be vacated by the Department of Public Service with a portion being sold to Motorist Insurance Group (MIG Realty, LLC) and a portion going to Recreation and Parks to increase the size of the Deaf School Park Topiary Garden. This roadway will no longer be used for public vehicular access, but will be available for public pedestrian and bike access. This agreement will establish the responsibilities and maintenance of this shared space between Recreation and Parks and MIG Realty, LLC.

There was no quorum during the July Recreation and Parks Commission Meeting. Per the present Commissioners this ordinance was requested to be sent thru the legislation approval process in order to avoid a delay with this project. There is August recess for Commission and Council.

Principal Parties:
MIG Realty, LLC
65 South Washington Street
Columbus, OH 43215
Michael Lisi, 614-225-8552
CCN: 31-4259550
Contract Compliance Expiration Date: pending

Emergency Justification: An emergency is being requested to allow the utilities to be installed and maintain the construction schedule for the new development that is being installed by MIG Realty, LLC adjacent to this location.

Benefits to the Public: This project will benefit the community by enlarging the park area as well as creating a new pedestrian and bike ...

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