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File #: 1011-2019    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 4/3/2019 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 5/6/2019 Final action: 5/9/2019
Title: To authorize the City Attorney to file complaints in order to immediately appropriate and accept the remaining fee simple and lesser real property interests necessary to timely complete Poindexter Village Roadways Phase 2 Public Improvement Project. ($420.00)
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The City’s Department of Public Service (“DPS”) is performing the Poindexter Village Roadways Phase 2 (PID 590416-100003) Public Improvement Project (“Public Project”). The City must acquire certain fee simple title and lesser real property interests located in the vicinity of Mount Vernon Avenue and Ohio Avenue, Columbus, Ohio 43203 (collectively, “Real Estate”) in order for DPS to timely complete the Public Project. The City passed Ordinance Number 2965-2015 authorizing the City Attorney to acquire the Real Estate. Furthermore, the City also adopted Resolutions 0069X-2016 and 0360X-2018 establishing the City’s intent to appropriate the Real Estate. The Real Estate is currently a portion of right of way, which is 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 Resolutions 0069X-2016 and 0360X-2018. 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 and Highway Bond Fund, Fund No. 7704 pursuant to existing Auditor’s Certificate ACDI000353-10.

EMERGENCY JUSTIFICATION: Not applicable.

Title

To authorize the City Attorney to file complaints in order to immediately appropriate and accept the remaining fee simple and lesser real property interests necessary to timely complete Poindexter Village Roadways Phase 2 Public Improvement Project. ($420.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the City intends to make, improve, or repair certain public right-of-way by completing the Poindexter Village Roadways Phase 2 (PID 590416-100003) Public Improvement Project (“Public Project”); and

WHEREAS, the City intends for...

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