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BILL NO. 19-011 Ord.No:          18991

Agenda Title:

19-011 - 2R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring general utility easements, and temporary construction and grading easements for the Blue Lawn Stormwater Improvements Project (No. 70131603); 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 Blue Lawn Stormwater Improvements Project (No. 70131603) will replace under-capacity and deteriorating stormwater facilities, install stormwater and green infrastructure to help address localized flooding of structures and yards located in the Project area. Easements are required from 26 property owners to build the project. This ordinance would authorize the acquisition of the required easements.
Background:

The Blue Lawn Stormwater Improvements Project (No. 70131603) will replace under-capacity and deteriorating stormwater facilities, and install stormwater and green infrastructure to help address localized flooding of structures and yards located in the Project area. The project will utilize stormwater structures and piping, improved ditching and grading, and install green infrastructure including bioswales and rain gardens, in order to improve the capture of stormwater and improve stormwater conveyance through the Project Area. Easements are required from 26 property owners to build the project. This ordinance would authorize the acquisition of the required easements.


Fiscal Impact:

The ordinance authorizes the payment of funds necessary to acquire the 26 easements within the appropriations authorized for the project.



Department:          Public WorksContact Person:          Tim Gramling


REVIEWERS:
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Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

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