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File #: 1658-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/16/2021 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 7/12/2021 Final action: 7/15/2021
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Public Service to execute those documents necessary for the transfer of 0.680 acre portion of the above mentioned right-of-way to City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities.
Attachments: 1. LinviewROWSurvey
1. Background:
The City of Columbus, Department of Public Service, has requested the transfer of an approximate 0.680 acre portion of the right-of-way identified as Linview Ave - Right-of-way. The area is an un-named portion that runs north / south directionally and is at the terminus of Linview Ave and runs south for 500’+/-; the portion is in an area bounded by Berrell Ave at the east; Denune Ave at the south; Fern Ave at the west; and abuts the terminus of Linview Ave. This portion of right-of-way is adjacent to parcels already owned by the City of Columbus. Parcels 010-069405 through 010-069414 abutting on the east of the portion and Parcels 010-069393 through 010-069399 and PID 010-069663 abutting on the west of the requested portion.

The City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities is engaged in the construction of a bio retention basin for storm water treatment, and is initiating this request since the other surrounding properties have previously been acquired by City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities for this purpose. The Department of Public Service has agreed to transfer the right-of-way as described and shown within attached legal description and exhibit, and extinguishes its need for this public right-of-way.

Per current practice, comments were solicited from interested parties, including City agencies, private utilities and the applicable area commission, before it was determined that, subject to the retention of a general utility easement for those utilities currently located within this right-of-way, the City will not be adversely affected by the transfer of this right-of-way. The Department of Public Service submitted a request to the City Attorney’s Office, asking that they establish a value for this right-of-way, and a value of $30,450.00 was established. Nick Domenick, Project Manager for City of Columbus, Department of Public Utilities requested mitigation. This request went before the Land Review Commission ...

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