Agenda Item # 1

Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

08/22/2017

Agenda Report # 23


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Williams Road Limited Access Break

INITIATED BY: Engineering Department


Recommendation: Approval is requested authorizing breaks in the Limited Access right-of-way of Williams Road between Fortson Road and Veterans Parkway for the purpose allowing driveway access to Williams Road.

Background: The construction of Williams Road Improvement, Project #M-8059(2), between Fortson Road and Veterans Parkway by GDOT provided a Limited Access Right-of-Way allowing only six (6) breaks in the right-of-way for driveway access. The Department of Engineering has received requests to allow additional breaks in the right-of-way for new driveways that will serve commercial development.

Analysis: Council has approved previous request as requested. Drawings are attached showing the proposed locations.

Financial Considerations: There are no costs to the City. The approved permit fees will be paid by the Developers.

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: There are no fiscal impacts for approval of this request.

Legal Considerations: Changes to the Limited Access Designation requires Council action.

Recommendations/ Actions: Approval is requested authorizing breaks in the Limited Access right-of-way of Williams Road between Fortson Road and Veterans Parkway for the purpose allowing driveway access to Williams Road.


WREXHIBIT_072017.pdfWREXHIBIT2.pdf

A RESOLUTION
NO. _____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ADDITIONAL BREAKS IN THE WILLIAMS ROAD LIMITED ACCESS RIGHT OF WAY FOR THE PURPOSE OF ALLOWING ADDITIONAL DRIVEWAY ACCESS TO WILLIAMS ROAD.

WHEREAS, the Williams Road Improvement Project #M-8059(2) constructed Williams Road from Fortson Road to Veterans Road and provided additional right-of-way for future widening; and,

WHEREAS, this project created a Limited Access Right-of-Way and provided for six (6) breaks for driveway access; and,

WHEREAS, the Department of Engineering has received two (2) new request for additional driveway access to Williams Road; and,

WHEREAS, the approval of the new breaks in Limited Access will include replatting the property showing the new breaks in the Right-of-Way to accommodate the new driveways; and,

WHEREAS, the Department of Engineering reviewed the request and recommends approval.

NOW, THEREFORE, THE COUNCIL OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES AS FOLLOWS:

That new breaks in the limited access right-of-way of Williams Road is hereby authorized for the purpose of driveway access to Williams Road.


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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________ 2017, and adopted at said meeting by the affirmative vote of _____________ members of said Council.


Councilor Allen voting __________.
Councilor Baker voting __________.
Councilor Barnes voting __________.
Councilor Davis voting __________.
Councilor Garrett voting __________.
Councilor Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.




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Tiny B. Washington, Clerk of Council Teresa Pike Tomlinson, Mayor