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File #: 08-0702    Version: 1 Name: 7/7 Purchase 331 E. Huron
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/7/2008 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/7/2008 Final action: 7/7/2008
Enactment date: 7/7/2008 Enactment #: R-08-292
Title: Resolution to Approve the Purchase of and Appropriate Funds for the Acquisition of 331 East Huron Street, Ann Arbor from Dean Zahn Properties, L.L.C. ($605,000.00 plus Closing Costs/ NTE $615,000.00 total) (8 Votes Required)
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Resolution to Approve the Purchase of and Appropriate Funds for the Acquisition of 331 East Huron Street, Ann Arbor from Dean Zahn Properties, L.L.C. ($605,000.00 plus Closing Costs/ NTE $615,000.00 total) (8 Votes Required)
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Attached for your review and action is a resolution to approve the purchase of and appropriate funds for the acquisition of 331 East Huron Street, Ann Arbor, Michigan, in the amount of $605,000.00.

On June 24, 2008, Dean Zahn Properties, LLC, owner of the real property located at 331 Huron Street, presented the City Administration with an unsolicited offer to sell the real property to the City for $605,000.00 with the further condition that the City would assume all responsibilities and obligations under the existing lease with the current tenant and that the City would assume all of the closing costs for the sale. The offer was made subject to the City and the DZP execution of a purchase and sale agreement by July 10, 2008.

On behalf of the City, the City Administrator acknowledged the offer to sell the real property and necessary approval of the City Council for the negotiation of a purchase and sale agreement for the real property.

An appraisal of the real property performed by Gerald Alcock Company, LLC, as of October 8, 2007, listed the market value of the property as $605,000.00 Given the recent valuation date, the City Administrator, in accordance with Section 1:320(4) of the Ann Arbor Code, is not recommending a further appraisal be performed and that the use of this appraisal is a reasonable approach to ascertaining the value of the real property.

The following budget is proposed for the acquisition of the real property:

Project Acquisition Costs:

Purchase Price $605,000.00
Closing/Incidental Due Diligence $ 10,000.00
Total Appropriation (NTE) $615,000.00


Sufficient funds are available in the General Fund FY09 Fund Balance for acquisition of the property.

Acquisition of the real property is recommende...

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