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File #: 15-0550    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/16/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 6/2/2015 Final action: 6/2/2015
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Cold Springs Road Realignment Project, CIP No. 73360: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes and the Certificate of Acceptance for the related document from Sarah Carter, A Single Woman for Assessor’s Parcel Number 317-040-86, subject to review, minor modification and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management; 2) Authorize the 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 Community Development Agency Director, or designee, to extend the date of closure of escrow upon mutual agreement of both parties if necessary. FUNDING: Highway Safety Improvement Program and Regional Surface Transportation Program Funds. (Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Draft CRS 06-02-15, 2. B - Easement Acq. Agmt. 06-02-15, 3. C - Vicinity Map 06-02-15, 4. Executed Easment Acq. 6-2-15 item 33.pdf, 5. Executed Grant Right of Way Easement 6-2-15
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Cold Springs Road Realignment Project, CIP No. 73360:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes and the Certificate of Acceptance for the related document from Sarah Carter, A Single Woman for Assessor’s Parcel Number 317-040-86, subject to review, minor modification and approval by County Counsel and Risk Management;
2) Authorize the 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 Community Development Agency Director, or designee, to extend the date of closure of escrow upon mutual agreement of both parties if necessary.

FUNDING: Highway Safety Improvement Program and Regional Surface Transportation Program Funds. (Federal Funds)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Negotiations concluded with property owner Sarah Carter, securing the County’s interest in the eleventh and final project acquisition parcels, and a settlement has been reached that is representative of the appraised value rounded to a compensatory value of the necessary land rights.

The Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation) recommends that the Board Chair sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes for the Cold Springs Road Realignment Project (Project). The Road Right of Way Easement is necessary for construction of the project.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND:
Transportation is currently in the design phase of the project to realign the curve radius, increase pavement width and shoulders, adjust roadway elevation and improve drainage along a higher-risk segment of Cold Springs Road between Mount Shasta Lane and Fox Print Court in Placerville.

The Project is subject to the California Environmental Quality A...

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