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File #: 19-1413    Version: 1 Name: 8/5/19 Partial Release of Easement at 1200 Broadway
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/5/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/5/2019 Final action: 8/5/2019
Enactment date: 8/5/2019 Enactment #: R-19-363
Title: Resolution to Partially Release an Easement for Storm and Sanitary Sewers Recorded at Liber 628, Page 226 of Deeds, Washtenaw County Records (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. EASEMENT-To Vacate 628.226.pdf, 2. L628p226 Easement Vacation Map.pdf
Title
Resolution to Partially Release an Easement for Storm and Sanitary Sewers Recorded at Liber 628, Page 226 of Deeds, Washtenaw County Records (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Approval of this resolution releases the City's rights in a portion of the easement for storm and sanitary sewers granted in the Right of Way for Storm and Sanitary Sewers from Nielsen's Flower Shop & Greenhouses, Inc. to the City of Ann Arbor dated May 22nd, 1953 and recorded June 30, 1953 in Liber 628, page 226, Washtenaw County Records. A portion of this easement located on 1116 Nielsen Court was previously released in Liber 1135, page 350. This release will leave the remaining portion of the easement on 1116 Nielsen Court, which contains an active sewer, in full force and effect.

The portion of the easement to be vacated is located on 1200 Broadway. No storm infrastructure currently exists within the easement area. City staff confirms that the existing sanitary sewer line is not in service and that the easement is not necessary for any current or future City needs.

Release of the easement is recommended.
Staff
Prepared by: Michele Yanga, Legal Assistant
Reviewed by: Christopher Frost, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The City acquired an easement for storm and sanitary sewers by an easement dated May 22, 1953 and recorded in Liber 628, Page 226 of Deeds, Washtenaw County Records;

Whereas, The City released a portion of the easement in 1965, in an indenture recorded in Liber 1133, Page 350 of Deeds, Washtenaw County Records; and

Whereas, The City has determined that there is no longer any public need for the portion of the easement on 1200 Broadway;

RESOLVED, That the City of Ann Arbor hereby releases all rights granted by the easement recorded at Liber 628, Page 226 of Deeds, Washtenaw County Records, only as to the portion of the easement described below as:

Commencing at the Westerly corner of Lot 78 o...

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