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File #: 3505-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 12/12/2018 In control: Recreation & Parks Committee
On agenda: 1/14/2019 Final action: 1/16/2019
Title: To authorize the City Attorney to spend City funds to acquire and accept in good faith certain fee simple title and lesser real estate located in the vicinity of Johnstown Road and Parkview Boulevard Columbus Ohio, 43219 and contract for associated professional services in order for CRPD to timely complete the acquisition of the property; to authorize the transfer of $80,000.00 between projects within the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund; to amend the 2018 Capital Improvements Budget; and to declare an emergency. ($80,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Copy of Greenways - Alum Creek Trail - Johnstown Road Hire Acquire Increase - ATTACHMENT
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The City’s Recreation and Parks Department (CRPD) is engaged in FRA-Johnstown Rd-Alum Creek Trail (PID 99828) Public Improvement Project (“Public Project”). This project will be constructing a trail connection from the Alum Creek Trail to the East Columbus/Krumm Park community. The City must acquire in good faith and accept certain fee simple title and lesser real estate located in the vicinity of Johnstown Road and Parkview Boulevard Columbus Ohio, 43219 (collectively, “Real Estate”). The City will be acquiring and paying for the real estate and ODOT will be contributing money toward the construction of the trail under PID 99828. Accordingly, CRPD requested the City Attorney to acquire the Real Estate in good faith and contract for associated professional services (e.g. surveys, title work, appraisals, etc.) in order for CRPD to timely complete the acquisition of the property.

Ordinance 1762-2018, passed July 12, 2018 authorized initial acquisition funding for this project in the amount of $225,000.00 allowing the City Attorney to contract for professional service and to acquire fee simple title and lesser interests in and to real property necessary for the project. Additional expenditures are now required and an additional $80,000.00 is being requested in order to pay for the costs of the acquisitions for the project.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE: Not applicable.

FISCAL IMPACT:

The expenditure of $225,000.00 was legislated to authorize the City Attorney to contract for professional services and to acquire fee simple title and lesser interests in and to real property in the vicinity of Johnstown Road and Parkview Boulevard in Columbus, Ohio by Ordinance 1762-2018. This ordinance will provide additional funding needed, in addition to the previously authorized amount, in the amount of $80,000.00. $80,000.00 is budgeted and available in the Recreation and Parks Voted Bond Fund 7702 to meet the financial obligations of this funding increase. ...

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