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BILL NO. 19-501Ord.No:          19005

Agenda Title:

19-501 - 1R. An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring general utility easements, permanent sidewalk easements and temporary construction easements for the College Street Improvements Phase 1 Project (No. 70111805); 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; and declaring an emergency.
Recommendations:

Approval of the ordinance is recommended.
Executive Summary:

Phase I of the project will include roadway reconstruction, sidewalk improvements, addition of bike facilities, sanitary sewers, water line consolidation, undergrounding of power lines, and stormwater improvements. Phase I is located on College Street from Emery Street to Frederick Street.
Background:

The College Street Improvement Project is a single project that will make the following improvements: Roadway reconstruction, traffic signal replacement, sidewalk improvements, addition of bike facilities, sanitary sewers, water line consolidation, undergrounding of power lines, and stormwater improvements. The project is located on College Street between Noland Road and Frederick Street.
Emergency Justification:

In order to provide the ability to deliver the project in a timely manner that will take advantage of the upcoming construction season the acquisition of these easements and right-of-way needs to begin as soon as possible.


Fiscal Impact:

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

 

Account Number: 7011-5406





Department:          Public WorksContact Person:          Tim Gramling


REVIEWERS:
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Public Works DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
Law DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:          Accepted

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