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File #: SUBSTITUTE BILL NO. 21-139    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/18/2021 In control: City Council - Regular Session
On agenda: 7/13/2021 Final action: 7/20/2021
Title: An Ordinance determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring for public use certain right of way, permanent easements and temporary construction easements for road, water, stormwater and sewer improvements associated with the proposed Chipman Road Improvements from View High Drive to Bent Tree Drive Project; authorizing the City Manager and his designee(s) to negotiate for the purpose of acquiring the necessary interests in land; and authorizing the City Attorney and his designee(s) to institute condemnation proceedings if such interests in land cannot be acquired by purchase through good faith negotiations. (Note: First read by Council on July 13, 2021. Passed by unanimous vote.)
Sponsors: Public Works Admin & Engineering
Attachments: 1. Substitute Ordinance.pdf, 2. Exhibits A-1 to A-11; Exhibits B-1 to B-11, 3. Exhibit C - Location Map
Related files: BILL NO. 18-100
Title
An Ordinance determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring for public use certain right of way, permanent easements and temporary construction easements for road, water, stormwater and sewer improvements associated with the proposed Chipman Road Improvements from View High Drive to Bent Tree Drive Project; authorizing the City Manager and his designee(s) to negotiate for the purpose of acquiring the necessary interests in land; and authorizing the City Attorney and his designee(s) to institute condemnation proceedings if such interests in land cannot be acquired by purchase through good faith negotiations.
(Note: First read by Council on July 13, 2021. Passed by unanimous vote.)


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Issue/Request:
An Ordinance determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring for public use certain right of way, permanent easements and temporary construction easements for road, water, stormwater and sewer improvements associated with the proposed Chipman Road Improvements from View High Drive to Bent Tree Drive Project; authorizing the City Manager and his designee(s) to negotiate for the purpose of acquiring the necessary interests in land; and authorizing the City Attorney and his designee(s) to institute condemnation proceedings if such interests in land cannot be acquired by purchase through good faith negotiations.

Key Issues:

· As recommended in the City’s 2006 Thoroughfare Master Plan, including subsequent updates thereto, and approved under the FY22 CIP, the Chipman Road Improvements from View High Drive to Bent Tree Drive Project would improve the existing roadway to a 3-lane or generally 30’ wide two-lane facility with curb and gutter, sidewalk(s), street lighting, enclosed storm water drainage, and relocation and/or upsizing of water and sanitary sewer lines for safety enhancements and future development (hereinafter “Project”).

· City staff has tried to acquire the necessary land interests for the Project through negotiation and have been u...

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