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File #: 2465-2021    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 9/21/2021 In control: Public Utilities Committee
On agenda: 10/18/2021 Final action: 10/21/2021
Title: To authorize the City Attorney to spend City funds to acquire and accept in good faith certain fee simple and lesser real estate located in the vicinity of Tulane Road and Sunset Drive, and contract for associated professional services in order for the Department of Public Utilities to timely complete the acquisition of Real Estate for the Tulane at Sunset Drive project; to authorize the transfer and appropriation within the Storm Sewer Permanent Improvement Fund; to authorize an expenditure up to $30,000.00 from the Storm Sewer Permanent Improvement Fund; and to amend the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget ($30,000.00)
Attachments: 1. 2465-2021 Funding Template
Explanation

BACKGROUND: The City’s Department of Public Utilities (“DPU”) is engaged in acquiring real estate for the Tulane at Sunset Drive Project (“Public Project”). The City must acquire in good faith and accept certain fee simple and lesser real estate located in the vicinity of Tulane Road and Sunset Drive (collectively, “Real Estate”) in order for DPU to complete the Public Project. Accordingly, DPU 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 DPU to timely complete the Public Project.

CONTRACT COMPLIANCE: Not applicable.

FISCAL IMPACT: This legislation authorizes the transfer within and expenditure of up to $30,000.00 from the Storm Sewer Permanent Improvement Fund 6208. An amendment to the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget is required in order to align the authority with the expenditure.

EMERGENCY JUSTIFICATION: Not applicable.

Title

To authorize the City Attorney to spend City funds to acquire and accept in good faith certain fee simple and lesser real estate located in the vicinity of Tulane Road and Sunset Drive, and contract for associated professional services in order for the Department of Public Utilities to timely complete the acquisition of Real Estate for the Tulane at Sunset Drive project; to authorize the transfer and appropriation within the Storm Sewer Permanent Improvement Fund; to authorize an expenditure up to $30,000.00 from the Storm Sewer Permanent Improvement Fund; and to amend the 2020 Capital Improvement Budget ($30,000.00)

Body

WHEREAS, the City intends to improve the sewer infrastructure in the vicinity of Tulane Road and Sunset Drive by allowing the Department of Public Utilities (“DPU”) to engage in the acquisition of Real Estate for the Tulane at Sunset Drive Project (“Public Project”); and

WHEREAS, the City intends for the City Attorney to acquire in good faith and accept the necessa...

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