Agenda Item #3

Columbus Consolidated Government
Council Meeting

04/25/17

Agenda Report #119

TO: Mayor and Council

SUBJECT: Quit Claim Deeds along Ft. Benning Road Enhancement Project

INITIATED BY: Planning Department


Recommendation: Approval is requested to execute 15 ft. of City property to eleven various property owners of the Cliatt Shopping Center on Ft. Benning Road Enhancement City Project (from Shelby Street to Cusseta Road) to resolve a parking issue.

Background: The City is in the process of acquiring needed Right of Way and easements for said City Project. In the process of negotiating with the Cliatt Shopping Center. It was best determined to reverse the parking (see attached). To that, the City will have to Quit Claim 15 ft of City property that runs in front of the mentioned property and make it one way in and one way out and angle parking spaces to allow room to back out. Parking diagonally does not give enough room after Header Curb and Multi-Trail sidewalk is in place.

Analysis: This Quit Claim Deed is needed to accommodate parking for the Cliatt Shopping Center.

Financial Considerations: Attorney fees for the Quit Claim Deeds will be paid from the funds allocated for the project (0559-800-2160 82058-20100).

Projected Annual Fiscal Impact Statement: Taking this approach would save all the businesses thereby continuing the Tax Digest.

Legal Considerations: Council must approve this action by Resolution.

Recommendations/ Actions: Approval is requested to execute 15 ft. of City property to eleven various property owners of the Cliatt Shopping Center on Ft. Benning Road Enhancement City Project (from Shelby Street to Cusseta Road) to resolve a parking issue.


Aerial Ft. Benning Rde.pdfCliatt Shopping Center Sreet View.pdfCliatt Parking Plan.pdfQuit Claim Site Plan Ft Benning Rd.pdf

A RESOLUTION
NO._____

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO QUIT CLAIM 15 FT. OF CITY PROPERTY TO ELEVEN (11) VARIOUS PROPERTY OWNERS OF CLIATT SHOPPING CENTER ON THE FT. BENNING ENHANCEMENT CITY PROJECT (SHELBY STREET TO CUSSETA ROAD) TO RESOLVE A PARKING ISSUE.

WHEREAS, the City is acquiring needed Right of Way and Easements for said project. In the process of satisfying the needs of the Cliatt Shopping Center, it was best determined to reverse the parking. To that, the City will have to Quit Claim 15 ft. of City property that runs in front of the mentioned property and making it One way in and One way out and angle parking spaces to allow room to back out; and,

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

That the City Manager is hereby authorized to execute Quit Claims 15 ft. of City property to eleven (11) various owners of the Cliatt Shopping Center on the Ft. Benning Road Enhancement Project (from Shelby Street to Cusseta Road) to resolve a parking issue.


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Introduced at a regular meeting of the Council of Columbus, Georgia, held the _________ day of _____________, 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