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File #: 13-1423    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 11/5/2013 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 12/10/2013 Final action: 12/10/2013
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) Authorize the Chair to sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes and the Certificates of Acceptance for the related documents from Helen E. Gordon, Surviving Joint Tenant, for Assessor’s Parcel Number 104-430-02; 2) Authorize the Acting Community Development Agency Director or designee to execute the escrow instructions and any other related escrow documents pertaining to the transaction, including payment of title and escrow fees; and 3) Authorize the Acting Community Development Agency Director or designee to extend the date of closure of escrow upon mutual agreement of both parties, for the Salmon Falls Road South of Glenesk Lane Realignment Project, CIP No. 73362. FUNDING: Highway Safety Improvement Program Funds (Federal Funds) and Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds (No Federal Funds).
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 12-10-13, 2. B - Acquisition Agmt 12-10-13.pdf, 3. Fully executed Easement Acquisition Agmt..pdf
Title
Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) Authorize the Chair to sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes and the Certificates of Acceptance for the related documents from Helen E. Gordon, Surviving Joint Tenant, for Assessor's Parcel Number 104-430-02;
2) Authorize the Acting Community Development Agency Director or designee to execute the escrow instructions and any other related escrow documents pertaining to the transaction, including payment of title and escrow fees; and
3) Authorize the Acting Community Development Agency Director or designee to extend the date of closure of escrow upon mutual agreement of both parties, for the Salmon Falls Road South of Glenesk Lane Realignment Project, CIP No. 73362.
 
FUNDING:  Highway Safety Improvement Program Funds (Federal Funds) and Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds (No Federal Funds).
Body
BUDGET SUMMARY:
 
Total Estimated Cost……………
$4,700
 
 
Budgeted…………………………
$4,700
New Funding…………………….
 
Savings…………………………
 
Other……………………………
 
Total Funding Available…………
$4,700
 
 
Change To Net County Cost……
$0
 
Fiscal Impact/Change to Net County Cost
Easement Acquisition costs are $2,200.00 with title and escrow costs estimated at $2,500.00 for a total estimated cost of $4,700.00.  Funding for the acquisition process will be provided by a combination of the Highway Safety Improvement Program Funds and Regional Surface Transportation Program Exchange Funds.
 
Background
The Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Division), is currently in the design phase to realign a high-risk segment of Salmon Falls Road just south of Glenesk Lane in Pilot Hill.
 
The Salmon Falls Road South of Glenesk Lane Realignment Project (Project) is subject to the California Environmental Quality Act (CEQA) and the National Environmental Policy Act (NEPA).  The preparation of a CEQA Mitigated Negative Declaration and a NEPA Categorical Exclusion has been completed. The CEQA Mitigated Negative Declaration was presented to and approved by the Board on January 24, 2012.
 
Reason for Recommendation
Negotiations have concluded with the property owner, Helen E. Gordon, Surviving Joint Tenant, and a settlement has been reached that is representative of the appraised value of the necessary land rights.
 
Action(s) 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 Certificates of Acceptance for the Slope and Drainage Easement and the Temporary Construction Easement.  
2.  The Clerk of the Board will return all fully executed original documents to Transportation for final processing.  
3.  The Board will authorize the Acting Community Development Agency Director or designee to extend the date of closure of escrow upon mutual agreement of both parties.  
 
Contact
Bard R. Lower, Transportation Division Director
Community Development Agency
 
Concurrences
County Counsel