Agenda Item # 6

Columbus Consolidated Government

Council Meeting

05/27/2014

Agenda Report # 126


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Abandonment of a Portion of Storm Easement located on the east property line of 7108 Spring Walk Drive

INITIATED BY: Donna Newman, Engineering Department


Recommendation: Approval is requested to execute a Quit Claim Deed to Timothy Potter and Tamitha Moore for abandonment of a fifteen (15) foot wide section along the western side of the existing twenty-five (25) foot storm easement of Lot 37, Block "A" Riegel Pointe, Phase One Subdivision.

Background: Timothy Potter and Tamitha Moore, owners of 7108 Spring Walk Drive submitted a request for a building permit to the Inspection and Codes Department in order to have a swimming pool installed at which time he found out that the structure and concrete pool surround would fall fifteen (15) feet onto a storm easement. The Engineering Department was contacted and agrees to the abandonment of a (15) foot section of the existing storm easement running northerly from the south property line approximately 81.0 feet as shown on the highlighted plat.

Analysis: Timothy Potter and Tamitha Moore, owners of 7108 Spring Walk Drive submitted a request for a building permit to the Inspection and Codes Department in order to have a swimming pool installed at which time he found out that the structure and concrete pool surround would fall fifteen (15) feet onto a storm easement. After checking, the Engineering Department found no present or future use of that portion of the existing storm easement and is in agreement that a fifteen (15) foot wide section along the western side of the existing twenty-five (25) foot storm easement running northerly from south property line approximately 81.0 feet can be abandon. The remainder of the storm easement of record located on Lot 37, Block "A" Riegel Pointe, Phase One Subdivision remains in effect and provides appropriate width as required, repealing any conflicting ordinances, and for other purposes.
Financial Considerations: None

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: N/A

Legal Considerations: The Council must approve the action by resolution.

Recommendations/ Actions: Authorizing the City Manager to execute a Quit Claim Deed to Timothy Potter and Tamitha Moore for abandonment of a fifteen (15) foot wide section along the western side of the existing twenty-five (25) foot storm easement of Lot 37, Block "A" Riegel Pointe, Phase One Subdivision in order to construct a swimming pool and concrete surround.


Lot 37 legal description.pdfQuit Claim Deed 7108 Spring Walk Dr.docSpring Walk Dr - Lot 37 Layout.pdf


A RESOLUTION

NO. _____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER OF COLUMBUS, GEORGIA TO EXECUTE A QUIT CLAIM DEED TO TIMOTHY POTTER AND TAMITHA MOORE FOR A PORTION OF THE EXISTING STORM EASEMENT AS SHOWN LOCATED AT 7108 SPRING WALK DRIVE ON THE PLAT ENTITLED LOT 37 RIEGEL POINTE (7108 SPRING WALK DRIVE) EXHIBIT "B" AND DESCRIBED ON LEGAL DESCRIPTION EXHIBIT "A" LOCATED IN RIEGEL POINTE, PHASE ONE, LYING IN LAND LOT 82, 8TH DISTRICT.

WHEREAS, a fifteen (15) foot wide section along the western side of the existing twenty-five (25) foot storm easement of Lot 37, Block "A" Riegel Pointe, Phase One Subdivision (7108 Spring Walk Drive) was requested to be abandon in order to construct a swimming pool and concrete surround; and,

WHEREAS, the aforementioned portion of the existing storm easement is not in use and is not needed for present or future use; and,

WHEREAS, Columbus, Georgia has no other use for the aforementioned portion of the existing storm easement. The remainder of the storm easement of record located on Lot 37, Block "A" Riegel Pointe, Phase One Subdivision remains in effect and provides appropriate width as required, repealing any conflicting ordinances, and for other purposes.

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

That, the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute a quit claim deed to Timothy Potter and Tamitha Moore for a fifteen (15) foot wide section along the western side of the existing twenty-five (25) foot storm easement of Lot 37, Block "A" Riegel Pointe, Phase One Subdivision (7108 Spring Walk Drive) in order to construct a swimming pool and concrete surround.


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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________, 2014 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 Henderson voting __________.
Councilor Huff voting __________.
Councilor McDaniel voting __________.
Councilor Turner Pugh voting __________.
Councilor Thomas voting __________.
Councilor Woodson voting __________.

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