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File #: 1454-2022    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 5/12/2022 In control: Public Service & Transportation Committee
On agenda: 6/6/2022 Final action: 6/9/2022
Title: 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 Pedestrian Safety Improvements - Walford Street, Sharbot Drive, and Northtowne Boulevard 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 $92,280.00 from the Street & Highway Improvement Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($92,280.00)
Attachments: 1. Ord 1454-2022 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 Pedestrian Safety Improvements - Walford Street, Sharbot Drive, and Northtowne Boulevard project in the Northland Planning Area (35).

The Department of Public service is engaged in the Pedestrian Safety Improvements - Walford Street, Sharbot Drive, and Northtowne Boulevard project. The project will consist of construction of sidewalks along both sides of Walford Street from Belcher Drive to Morse Road, both sides of Sharbot Drive from Carahan Road to Heaton Road, both sides of Northtowne Boulevard from Morse Road to Jonathon Court. Installation of sidewalks will include curb ramps and drive approaches.

The cost to acquire the right-of-way needed to complete the project is estimated at $92,280.00. 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
Funds in the amounts of $92,280.00 are budgeted within the 2021 Capital Improvements Budget, Fund 7704, Streets and Highways Bond Fund, which has been approved by Council under Ordinance 2707-2021. This funding is contingent upon receipt of the 2022 Bond Sale funds.

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 Attorney's Office, Real Estate Division, to contract for professional services relative to the acquisition of fee simple titl...

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