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File #: 3384-2018    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/27/2018 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 2/11/2019 Final action: 2/13/2019
Title: To authorize the director of the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to execute any document(s) necessary to release the City’s easement rights described and recorded in Deed Book 2470, Page 187 Recorder’s Office, Franklin County, Ohio and to transfer ownership of all existing storm sewers within that Easement to Chemical Abstracts. ($0.00)
Attachments: 1. CC 18253 Chemical Abstracts Services Easement to be released
Explanation

Background: The City possesses title to a storm sewer easement described and recorded in Deed Book 2470, Page 187 Recorder’s Office, Franklin County, Ohio (“Easements”) known as storm sewer MM1091. The Easement burdens real property located in the vicinity of 2540 Olentangy River Road, Columbus, Ohio 43202 {Franklin County Tax Parcels 010-103298, 010-003249 and 010-103169} (“Servient Estate”) currently owned by American Chemical Society, a D.C. for profit corporation a.k.a Chemical Abstracts Services (“Owner”). In conjunction with CC18253 the City’s Department of Public Utilities (DPU) has reviewed a request by the property owner to vacate the existing easement recorded in Deed Book 2470, Page 187 and determined that the release of the easement does not adversely affect the City because the existing storm sewer only drains private property and, provided Owner assumes all responsibility and liability for the existing storm sewer, should be granted at no monetary cost.
Fiscal Impact: Not Applicable

Emergency Justification: Not Applicable

Title

To authorize the director of the Department of Public Utilities (DPU) to execute any document(s) necessary to release the City’s easement rights described and recorded in Deed Book 2470, Page 187 Recorder’s Office, Franklin County, Ohio and to transfer ownership of all existing storm sewers within that Easement to Chemical Abstracts. ($0.00)
Body

WHEREAS, the City intends to release and terminate its storm sewer easement rights described and recorded in Deed Book 2470, Page 187, Recorder’s Office, Franklin County, Ohio (i.e. Easement), because DPU has reviewed the request and determined that the described storm sewer easement is no longer needed as the existing sewer only drains private property; and

WHEREAS, the City intends to transfer all ownership, responsibility, and liability for the continued operation of the existing storm sewer to the current owner American Chemical Society, a D.C. for profit ...

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