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BILL NO. 17-096Ord.No:          18797

Agenda Title:

17-096 - 2R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring permanent sidewalk easements for the Englewood Streetscape Improvements Phase 3 Project (No. 70511503); authorizing the negotiation and eminent domain proceedings if necessary; approving the plans and specifications for the project; authorizing the use of experts as needed; authorizing and directing the execution of documents and the payment of funds to property owners or others holding property rights, in conjunction with the project.
Recommendations:

Approval of the ordinance is recommended.
Executive Summary:

The Englewood Streetscape Improvements Phase 3 project will replace the sidewalks along the south side of Winner Road between Northern and Sterling. The project will include some streetscape improvements such as benches, bicycle racks and planters. Easements are required from six property owners to build the project. This ordinance would authorize the acquisition of these six easements.
Background:

The Englewood Streetscape Improvements Phase 3 project will replace the sidewalks along the south side of Winner Road between Northern and Sterling. The project includes streetscape improvements. Two projects in Englewood were previously completed. The first project built decorative crosswalks and made street lighting improvements. The second project made sidewalk and streetscape improvements along the north side of Winner Road.  This ordinance would authorize the acquisition of six sidewalk easements necessary for the construction of the project.


Fiscal Impact:

The ordinance authorizes the payment of funds necessary to acquire the six easements within appropriations authorized for the project.



Department:          Public WorksContact Person:          Tim Gramling


REVIEWERS:
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City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

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