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File #: 15-1070    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 9/3/2015 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 10/20/2015 Final action: 10/20/2015
Title: Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Certificate of Acceptance for the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration Highway Easement Deed, dated August 11, 2015 pertaining to the Ice House Road Surface Rehabilitation Project, CIP No. 72187, for Ice House Road (County Road 147). This easement will formally provide access rights to the County and permit the County to perform maintenance, as necessary, across the subject County Road. FUNDING: Project is Funded by Federal Lands Access Program (87%) and SMUD Upper American River Project Coop Agreement (13%).
Attachments: 1. A - Appvd CRS 10/20/15, 2. B - Letter of Sufficiency 10/20/15, 3. C - Highway Easement Deed 10/20/15, 4. Executed Recorded Highway Easement Deed 10/20/15
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Community Development Agency, Transportation Division, recommending the Board approve and authorize the Chair to sign a Certificate of Acceptance for the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Highway Administration Highway Easement Deed, dated August 11, 2015 pertaining to the Ice House Road Surface Rehabilitation Project, CIP No. 72187, for Ice House Road (County Road 147). This easement will formally provide access rights to the County and permit the County to perform maintenance, as necessary, across the subject County Road.

FUNDING: Project is Funded by Federal Lands Access Program (87%) and SMUD Upper American River Project Coop Agreement (13%).
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DEPARTMENT RECOMMENDATION
Staff received and reviewed the signed USDA Forest Service Letter of Consent to the Easement Deed, executed Highway Easement Deed (HED) and supporting documents from US Department of Transportation - Federal Highway Administration. To finalize the easement acquisition, staff needs to record the executed HED.

The Community Development Agency, Transportation Division (Transportation) recommends the Board Chair sign the Certificate of Acceptance for the easement acquisition along Ice House Road (County Road 147) as described and depicted within the executed HED. This easement will formally provide access rights to the County and permit the County to perform maintenance, as necessary, across the subject County Road.

DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
Transportation is working in coordination with, and providing oversight for the Federal Highway Administration regarding Ice House Road Surface Rehabilitation Project, CIP No. 72187 along portions of Ice House Road (County Road 147). The project includes Ice House Road between Wentworth Springs Road to Loon Lake, approximately 7.1 Miles.

In August 2014,Transportation completed the Right of Way Certification necessary for the commencement of the Ice House Road FLAP Project, CIP No. 72187. Staff continued review and verification of th...

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