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File #: 15-0889    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 7/13/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/18/2015 Final action: 8/18/2015
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Green Valley Road Utility Easement Acquisition: 1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes in the amount of $2,450 with title and escrow costs estimated at $2,500, for a total estimated cost of $4,950 and the Certificate of Acceptance for the related documents from Safeway, Inc., a Delaware Corporation for Assessor’s Parcel Number 110-130-41; 2) Authorize the Community Development Agency Director, or designee, to execute the escrow instructions and any other related escrow documents pertaining to this transaction; 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: Road Fund (100%). (No Federal Funds)
Attachments: 1. A - Approved CRS 8-18-15, 2. B - Easement Acquisition Agmt 8-18-15, 3. C - Vicinity Map 8-18-15, 4. Executed Easement Acquisition Agreement (8-18-15), 5. Executed Grant of PUE 8-18-15
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board consider the following pertaining to the Green Valley Road Utility Easement Acquisition:
1) Approve and authorize the Chair to sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes in the amount of $2,450 with title and escrow costs estimated at $2,500, for a total estimated cost of $4,950 and the Certificate of Acceptance for the related documents from Safeway, Inc., a Delaware Corporation for Assessor’s Parcel Number 110-130-41;
2) Authorize the Community Development Agency Director, or designee, to execute the escrow instructions and any other related escrow documents pertaining to this transaction; 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: Road Fund (100%). (No Federal Funds)
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Negotiations concluded with property owner, Safeway, Inc., a Delaware Corporation, securing the County’s interest in the public utility easement portion of the subject parcel, 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 the Board Chair sign the Easement Acquisition Agreement for Public Purposes for the public utility easement acquisition along Green Valley Road in El Dorado Hills. This easement is necessary to secure the access rights to maintain an existing County owned utility pull box.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
The development of the Green Valley Marketplace began with applicable development requirements and dedications in January 2006 (as referenced in PPM 48/135/2 ADM), and was complete by acceptance in December 2006.

In June 2014, Transportation staff identified the lack of public utility easements, as well as a County owned utility pull bo...

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