Agenda Item # 3


Columbus Consolidated Government

Council Meeting

July 9, 2013

Agenda Report # 03

TO: Mayor and Councilors

SUBJECT: Alley Quit Claim Deed - 7th and Hamilton Road
(The Fleming Sub-Division of The Russell Survey)
Alleyway adjacent

INITIATED BY: Department of Community Reinvestment


Recommendation: Approval is requested to execute a Quit Claim Deed for the alleyway at the connection of Hamilton Road and 7th Avenue to Columbus Healthcare Resources, Inc (CHR). The alleyway is located adjacent to all sides of Columbus Healthcare Resources Inc.

Background: Columbus Healthcare Resources, Inc (an affiliate of Columbus Regional Healthcare System) is requesting that the City execute a Quit Claim Deed for all rights, title and interest the City may have in the alleyway at the connection of Hamilton Road and 7th Street. Columbus Healthcare Resources, Inc. upon conveyance and abandonment of said alleyway by the City, Columbus Regional Healthcare System plans to construct a new parking lot to accommodate the growth of their campus and improve the aesthetics of the intersection. (see attached map).

Analysis: The alleyway is located at the connection of Hamilton Road and 7th Avenue in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia. Written confirmation has been received from all public utilities stating there are no active utilities located in this alleyway. The Engineering Department has examined the alleyway and has no objections to abandoning the alleyway.

Financial Considerations: N/A

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: N/A

Legal Considerations: Council must approve the execution of a Quit Claim Deed.

Recommendations/Actions: Authorize the City Manager to execute a Quit Claim Deed to the Columbus Healthcare Resources, Inc. for the alleyway connection between Hamilton Road and 7th Avenue in Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia. (See Attached Tax Map)


Fleming Subdivision.pdf Columbus Healthcare Resource, Inc.doc


A RESOLUTION
NO.

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A QUIT CLAIM DEED TO COLUMBUS HEALTHCARE RESOURCES, INC. (CHR), FOR THE ALLEYWAY CONNECTING HAMILTON ROAD AND 7TH STREET IN COLUMBUS, MUSCOGEE COUNTY, GEORGIA.

WHEREAS, the City has no present or future use of said alleyway, and;

WHEREAS, CHR wishes to include said alley and plans to use the abandoned alleyway for additional parking lots, and;

WHEREAS, all public utilities have sent written confirmation stating they have no use for this alleyway, and;

WHEREAS, the Engineering Department has checked the alley and approves abandonment of said alleyway.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized by the Council of Columbus, to execute said Quit Claim Deed in said alleyway, which are hereby abandoned. A copy of said Quit Claim Deed is also hereto attached and by reference made a part of this Resolution.
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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the day of _______________, 2013 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