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File #: 12-0446    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/6/2012 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 5/22/2012 Final action: 5/22/2012
Title: Department of Transportation recommending the Board: 1) Authorize the Chair to sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes and the Certificate of Acceptance for the related documents from Salvador B. Vazquez and Guillermina H. Vazquez, Husband and Wife, As Joint Tenants, as to an Undivided 1/2 Interest and Salvador B. Vazquez and Guillermina H. Vazquez, Husband and Wife, as to an Undivided 1/2 Interest, for Assessor's Parcel Number 036-412-04; and 2) Authorize the Interim Director of Transportation or her designee to execute the escrow instructions and any other related escrow documents pertaining to the transaction, including the payment of title and escrow fees, for the Christmas Valley Phase 2C Erosion Control Project, CIP No. 95190. FUNDING: California Tahoe Conservancy Grant Funds and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Mitigation Funds.
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS, 2. B - Easement Acquisition Agreement.pdf, 3. C - Vicinity Map
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Department of Transportation recommending the Board:
1) Authorize the Chair to sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes and the Certificate of Acceptance for the related documents from Salvador B. Vazquez and Guillermina H. Vazquez, Husband and Wife, As Joint Tenants, as to an Undivided 1/2 Interest and Salvador B. Vazquez and Guillermina H. Vazquez, Husband and Wife, as to an Undivided 1/2 Interest, for Assessor's Parcel Number 036-412-04; and
2) Authorize the Interim Director of Transportation or her designee to execute the escrow instructions and any other related escrow documents pertaining to the transaction, including the payment of title and escrow fees, for the Christmas Valley Phase 2C Erosion Control Project, CIP No. 95190.
 
FUNDING: California Tahoe Conservancy Grant Funds and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Mitigation Funds.
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BUDGET SUMMARY:
 
 
Total Estimated Cost
 
$1,800
 
 
 
     Funding
 
 
          Budgeted
$1,800
 
          New Funding
$
 
          Savings
$
 
          Other
$
 
     Total Funding Available
$1,800
 
Change To Net County Cost
 
$0
      
Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost:
Acquisition costs are $700 with title and escrow fees estimated at $1,100 for a total estimated cost of $1,800.  Funding for the acquisition process will be provided by California Tahoe Conservancy grant funds and Tahoe Regional Planning Agency Mitigation Funds.
 
Background:
The Department of Transportation (Department) is working to advance the Christmas Valley Phase 2C Erosion Control Project (Project), which will design and implement erosion control and water quality improvement measures reducing the discharge of sediment and pollutants into Lake Tahoe.  It is anticipated that the Department will begin construction on this Project during the 2012 construction season.
 
The Project area is located in South Lake Tahoe in the Meyers area, south of Highway 50 and east of Highway 89.  The Project is identified in the Tahoe Regional Planning Agency's "Environmental Improvement Program for the Lake Tahoe Region" and is considered an overall benefit to the environment by assisting in attaining environmental thresholds for water quality and soil conservation.
 
On February 8, 2011, the Board authorized the Department to proceed with the acquisition process for the land rights necessary for the construction and completion of the Project.  
 
Reason for Recommendation:
Negotiations have concluded with the property owner, Salvador B. Vazquez and Guillermina H. Vazquez, Husband and Wife, As Joint Tenants, as to an Undivided 1/2 Interest and Salvador B. Vazquez and Guillermina H. Vazquez, Husband and Wife, as to an Undivided 1/2 Interest, and a settlement has been reached that is representative of the appraised value of the necessary land rights.  
 
Action to be taken following Board approval:
1) The Clerk of the Board will obtain the Chair's signature on the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes and the Certificate of Acceptance for the Grant of Temporary Construction Easement.
2) The Clerk of the Board will return all executed documents to the Department for final processing.
 
Contact:
Robert S. Slater, P.E.
Assistant Director of Transportation
 
Concurrences: County Counsel