CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:  Adopt an Ordinance accepting dedication of street right-of-way and a drainage easement for U of A Way road improvements. (PWD) Public Works Director Jeff Whitten

 

AGENDA DATE:  07/05/2017

ITEM#:  15 

DEPARTMENT:  Public Works Department

DATE SUBMITTED:  06/20/2017

PREPARED BY:  Tracie Lee, Assistant Public Works Director

SUBJECT:  Acceptance of U of A Way Street-Right-of-Way and Drainage Easement.

EXHIBITS:  Ordinance, Street and Drainage Easement, Exhibit 

APPROVAL: 

EXPENSE REQUIRED: $0.00

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $0.00

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED:  $0.00

SUMMARY:  On June 12, 2017, the City received a drainage easement and ROW dedication documents from the Board of Trustees of the University of Arkansas for U of A Way road improvements.  The drainage easement and ROW dedication will allow the City to move forward with planned improvements to the road.

 

BOARD ACTION:  The City Manager and staff recommend board approval.

EMERGENCY CLAUSE:  This item will be approved by an ordinance, but it does not require an emergency clause.

 

 

ORDINANCE NO. ______

AN ORDINANCE TO ACCEPT DEDICATION OF DRAINAGE EASEMENT, AND RIGHT-OF-WAY AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES 

 

WHEREAS, the University of Arkansas, acting through its Board of Trustees, executed and delivered to the City a Street Drainage Easement dated May 25, 2017, the acceptance of which will facilitate moving forward with improvements to U of A Way; and

WHEREAS, the City Manager and Staff recommend acceptance;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED by the Board of Directors of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas, that:

This Ordinance does confirm the City’s acceptance of the Street Drainage Easement described above and the City Manager is authorized to execute formal acceptance and cause the same to be recorded in the Real Property Records of Miller County, Arkansas.  

PASSED AND APPROVED this 5th day of July, 2017.

 

 

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Ruth Penney Bell, Mayor

ATTEST:

 

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

 

 

APPROVED:

 

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George Matteson, City Attorney