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File #: 18-1247    Version: 1
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/7/2018 In control: Board of Supervisors
On agenda: 8/28/2018 Final action: 8/28/2018
Title: Chief Administrative Office, Facilities Division and Parks Division, recommending the Board consider the following: 1) In accordance with the Purchase and Sale Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions 2997, authorize the payment of the purchase price and close of escrow, and waive contingencies, for acquisition of approximately 2.081 acres of land commonly known as 40 and 50 Old Depot Court, Placerville (Assessor's Parcel No. 327-250-37-100 and 327-250-38-100) for $315,000, less any prior deposits; 2) Authorize the Chair to sign the Certificate of Acceptance for the property; and 3) Authorize the Facilities Manager, or designee, to execute any documents, as may be necessary to complete the transaction and close escrow consistent with the purchase agreement. FUNDING: General Fund.
Related files: 18-0696, 18-0938, 16-0188, 16-0679, 18-0067, 18-0254
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Chief Administrative Office, Facilities Division and Parks Division, recommending the Board consider the following:
1) In accordance with the Purchase and Sale Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions 2997, authorize the payment of the purchase price and close of escrow, and waive contingencies, for acquisition of approximately 2.081 acres of land commonly known as 40 and 50 Old Depot Court, Placerville (Assessor's Parcel No. 327-250-37-100 and 327-250-38-100) for $315,000, less any prior deposits;
2) Authorize the Chair to sign the Certificate of Acceptance for the property; and
3) Authorize the Facilities Manager, or designee, to execute any documents, as may be necessary to complete the transaction and close escrow consistent with the purchase agreement.

FUNDING: General Fund.
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DISCUSSION / BACKGROUND
On May 15, 2018, the Board authorized Purchase and Sale Agreement and Joint Escrow Instructions No. 2997 with the owners of 40 and 50 Old Depot Court, Placerville (Assessor's Parcel No. 327-250-37-100 and 327-250-38-100). The Board also directed staff to continue its due diligence concerning the potential purchase along with an escrow deposit of $1,000.

During the contingency period, staff performed a site investigation and contracted with a consultant to perform Phase I and Phase II Environmental Site Assessment studies. The investigations and studies indicated no significant issues. On June 5, 2018, the Planning Commission made findings that the acquisition of this real property for public recreational park purposes is consistent with the El Dorado County General Plan pursuant to Government Code Section 65402.

A neighborhood park is intended to be used primarily by people living within walking or biking distance, or approximately 1/2 mile for children and range in 2 to 10 acres. The property on Old Depot Court is desirable because it is close to Herbert Green School, is accessible by walking or biking and is located adjacent to the El Dora...

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