CITY OF TEXARKANA, AR

REQUEST FOR BOARD ACTION

 

AGENDA TITLE:  Adopt an Ordinance accepting dedication of street right-of-way and public facilities improvements within Meadowridge Fourth Subdivision Street Name Jay Lane. (PWD) Public Works Director Tyler Richards

 

AGENDA DATE:  02/20/2018 

ITEM#:  8

DEPARTMENT:  Public Works

DATE SUBMITTED:  02/12/2018

 

PREPARED BY:  Tracie Lee, Assistant Director of Public Works

 

SUBJECT: Acceptance of street and other improvements in Meadowridge Fourth Subdivision Street Named Jay Lane.

 

EXHIBITS:  Ordinance, Developer’s 1-year Warranty Letter, TWU Approval Letter, Approval Letter from Arkansas Department of Health, and Public Works Acceptance Letter.

 

APPROVAL:

EXPENSE REQUIRED: $0.00

 

AMOUNT BUDGETED: $0.00

 

APPROPRIATION REQUIRED: $0.00

 

SUMMARY: Water mains, sanitary sewer mains, street and drainage improvements in Meadowridge Fourth Subdivision Street named Jay Lane have been completed and were inspected by respective departments.  The owner, Jeff Castle, has submitted his one-year warranty letter, and TWU has inspected and approved the water and sewer mains.  The street and drainage facilities were inspected during construction and are ready for acceptance.  It is recommended that the Board of Directors accept the dedication of street right-of-way and other facilities in accordance with Section 24-53 of the Code of Ordinances.

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 THE DEDICATION OF STREET RIGHT-OF-WAY AND PUBLIC FACILITIES IMPROVEMENTS WITHIN MEADOWRIDGE FOURTH SUBDIVISION, STREET NAME JAY LANE; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES. 

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Meadowridge Fourth Subdivision- Final Plat, previously approved by the Planning Commission and recorded as Document No. 2018R000287 in the official records of Miller County, Arkansas, the owner of the lands depicted in and on such plat did offer and dedicate public improvements and rights of way shown thereon for acceptance by the City; and

WHEREAS, such rights of way and improvements, were approved (as applicable) by the Arkansas Department of Public Health, and, as installed, approved by the Public Works Department by letter dated February 12, 2018, and Texarkana Water Utilities by letter dated November 17, 2017 (with all such letters having certain requirements therein); and

WHEREAS, by document dated January 22, 2018, the dedicating-owner provided a one-year warranty of such public improvements being dedicated; and,

 WHEREAS, the City Manager, Director of Public Works, and staff recommend acceptance of such dedication in accordance with Section 24-53 of the Code of Ordinances of the City of Texarkana, Arkansas;

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

Section 1.        This Ordinance does confirm the City’s acceptance of the dedication contained in the Meadowridge Fourth Subdivision - Final Plat recorded and memorialized in the real property records of Miller County, Arkansas, as Document No. 2018R000287; provided, however, no such acceptance shall be deemed as a waiver of any term or condition contained in the letter approvals referenced above, nor shall such acceptance be deemed as a waiver of the owner’s warranty likewise referenced above

PASSED AND APPROVED this 20th day of February, 2018.

 

 

 

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Ruth Penny Bell

ATTEST:

 

 

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Heather Soyars, City Clerk

APPROVED:

 

 

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George M. Matteson, City Attorney