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File #: 15-0712    Version: 2 Name: 6/15/15 Resolution to Approve a Grant of Easement for MDOT Access through Bandemer Park
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/15/2015 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/15/2015 Final action: 6/15/2015
Enactment date: 6/15/2015 Enactment #: R-15-218
Title: Resolution to Approve a Grant of Easement to the Michigan Department of Transportation for Highway Purposes at the Existing M-14 Bridge over the Huron River (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. Drawing-M-14 Bridge Easement
Title
Resolution to Approve a Grant of Easement to the Michigan Department of Transportation for Highway Purposes at the Existing M-14 Bridge over the Huron River (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
This easement is for highway purposes for a portion of the existing M-14 bridge over the Huron River near the Main Street and Barton Drive exits. The bridge crosses over Bandemer Park and Barton Drive in this area. This easement fills in a gap in the existing MDOT highway right-of-way and confirms the prior and existing use of the area for highway purposes. No new construction is being conducted and no change in the highway is proposed. This easement was requested in conjunction with bridge maintenance activities by MDOT.

The easement is in a form provided by MDOT and has been reviewed and approved by the City Attorney's Office, Parks and Recreation Services, and Public Services Area. No compensation is attached to this easement.

Approval of this easement is recommended.
Staff
Prepared by: Christopher Frost, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Reviewed by Colin Smith, Parks & Recreation Services Manager and Craig Hupy, Public Services Area Administrator
Approved by: Steven D. Powers, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The Michigan Department of Transportation has requested an easement to confirm prior and existing highway bridge access over Bandemer Park and Barton Drive; and

Whereas, The appropriate City service areas have reviewed the request and recommend approval of the grant of easement;

RESOLVED, That the City of Ann Arbor approve the grant of easement over the following premises:

That part of Section 17, Town 2 South, Range 6 East, City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan, lying Southwesterly of Silver Stream Drive, and Lot 8 and Lot 7 of Long Shore Park, a part of Section 17, City of Ann Arbor, Washtenaw County, Michigan; and lying Northeasterly of a line described as: Commencing at the South 1/4 corner of Section 17, Town 2 South, Rang...

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