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File #: 1445-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2022 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/9/2022
Title: To authorize the City Auditor to appropriate $90,000.00 within the Federal Transportation Grants Fund; to authorize the City Attorney's Office, Real Estate Division, to contract for professional services relative to the acquisition of fee simple title and lesser interests in and to property needed for the Operation Sidewalks - School Sidewalks Improvements of Olive Street and Floral Avenue project; to authorize the City Attorney's Office, Real Estate Division, to negotiate with property owners to acquire the additional rights of way necessary to complete this project; to authorize the expenditure of $90,000.00 from the Federal Transportation Grants Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($90,000.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 1445-2022 Accounting Template.pdf
Explanation
1. BACKGROUND
The following ordinance authorizes the City Attorney's Office, Real Estate Division to hire professional services and to negotiate with property owners to acquire the various property rights necessary to complete the Operation Sidewalks - School Sidewalks Improvements of Olive Street and Floral Avenue project in the Hilltop Planning Area (53).

The Department of Public service is engaged in the Operation Sidewalks - School Sidewalks Improvements of Olive Street and Floral Avenue project. The project will add compliant sidewalk and improve existing curb ramps along Olive Street from Powell Avenue to Wayne Avenue and along Floral Avenue from Oakley Avenue to Highland Avenue.

The cost to acquire the right-of-way needed to complete the project is estimated at $90,000.00. If the cost to acquire the needed right-of-way should exceed this estimate, additional legislation will be submitted to Council requesting the needed funding.

The Department of Public service is currently finalizing construction plans and is prepared to authorize right-of-way acquisition pending passage of this funding legislation.

2. FISCAL IMPACT
There is a reimbursable budgeted amount of $90,000.00 for this project within the Federal Transportation Grants Fund, Fund 7765, Grant G592202 (Olive St and Floral Ave 113727). Funds will need to be appropriated.

3. EMERGENCY DESIGNATION
Emergency action is requested to provide necessary right-of-way acquisition funding and prevent unnecessary delays in the Department of Public Service's Capital Improvement Program to ensure the safety of the traveling public.

Title

To authorize the City Auditor to appropriate $90,000.00 within the Federal Transportation Grants Fund; to authorize the City Attorney's Office, Real Estate Division, to contract for professional services relative to the acquisition of fee simple title and lesser interests in and to property needed for the Operation Sidewalks - School Sidewalks Im...

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