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File #: 15-19808    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 2/15/2023 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 3/13/2023 Final action:
Title: Property Transactions - Beatties Ford Sidewalk Phase 1, Parcel # 5


Property Transactions - Beatties Ford Sidewalk Phase 1, Parcel # 5



Action:                     Approve the following Condemnation: Beatties Ford Sidewalk Phase 1, Parcel # 5



Project: Beatties Ford Sidewalk Phase 1, Parcel # 5

Program: Beatties Ford Sidewalk Phase 1


Owner(s): Second Ward High School National Alumni Foundation, Inc.


Property Address: 1905 Beatties Ford Road


Total Parcel Area: 7,000 sq. ft. (0.161 ac.)


Property to be acquired by Easements: 373 sq. ft. (0.009 ac.) Sidewalk Utility Easement and 1,065 sq. ft. (0.024 ac.) Temporary Construction Easement


Structures/Improvements to be impacted: None


Landscaping to be impacted: Tree, various plantings and landscape masonry


Zoned: R-5


Use: Single-family Residential


Parcel Identification Number: 069-126-18


Appraised Value: $8,300


Property Owner’s Concerns: The property owner is concerned about the amount of compensation offered and the design and impacts of the project.


City’s Response to Property Owner’s Concerns: The city explained the rationale of the design and how it meets the objectives for the project. City staff met with the property owner on several occasions to address design concerns. The city informed the property owner that they could obtain their own appraisal or provide supporting documentation to justify their counteroffer.


Recommendation: To avoid delay in the project schedule, the recommendation is to proceed to condemnation during which time negotiations can continue, mediation is available, and if necessary, just compensation can be determined by the court.


Council District: 2