Agenda Item # 6

Columbus Consolidated Government

Council Meeting

05/30/2013

Agenda Report # 85


TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: McKee Road Property Acquisition

INITIATED BY: Amy Carbajal, Community Reinvestment


Recommendation: Approve the acquisition of land to gain full access to the City's radio tower on McKee Road.

Background: The City's radio tower, located off of McKee Road is currently land locked and the City has been in a position to obtain an easement to maintain the tower. Recently the City was contacted by Columbus Bank and Trust and offered to sell a strip of property that would give the City ownership access to the tower for maintenance. The City will acquire the property for $10,000. Rental income from the tower will return the City's investment within one year.

Analysis: This acquisition is needed to gain ownership access to the City's radio tower for maintenance.

Financial Considerations: The funding source for the purchase will be

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: The City will return the investment through tower leases.

Legal Considerations: Council must approve all property acquisitions.

Recommendations/ Actions: Approve the acquisition of land to gain full access to the City's radio tower on McKee Road.

A RESOLUTION

NO. _____


A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PURCHASE OF A PORTION OF TAX MAP NUMBER 148-001-013, LOCATED ON MCKEE ROAD, IN ORDER TO GAIN OWNERSHIP ACCESS TO THE CITY'S RADIO TOWER.

WHEREAS, the City owns a radio tower off of McKee Road that is currently located adjacent this property and to which access is granted through an easement; and,

WHEREAS, Columbus Bank and Trust has agreed to sell the property shown to the City for the purpose of gaining ownership access to the radio tower.

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to purchase property located adjacent to the City's radio tower on McKee Road from Columbus Bank and Trust. The acquisition price is $10,000.


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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