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File #: 19-1580    Version: 1 Name: 9/3/19 2040 Federal Easement Relocation
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/3/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/3/2019 Final action: 9/3/2019
Enactment date: 9/3/2019 Enactment #: R-19-387
Title: Resolution to Release Part of a Utility Easement Recorded in Liber 3920, Page 887, Washtenaw County Records, and Accept a New Public Utilities Easement at 2040 Federal Blvd (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. New easement 2040 Federal.pdf, 2. Resolution reserving easement-3920.887.pdf, 3. Map-Easement to be released.pdf
Title
Resolution to Release Part of a Utility Easement Recorded in Liber 3920, Page 887, Washtenaw County Records, and Accept a New Public Utilities Easement at 2040 Federal Blvd (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
Approval of this resolution releases part of a utility easement that crosses the middle of the property at 2040 Federal Blvd and replaces it with a new easement on the east edge of the same property. This easement relocation was requested by the property owner to allow development in the middle of the property. There are no public utilities presently within the existing easement. The new easement is anticipated to contain water main to serve the adjacent property at 2050 Commerce Drive, which currently has a pending site plan.

The new easement is conveyed without cost to the City. Release of the existing easement and acceptance of the new easement are 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 reserved a utility easement within the vacated Ohio Avenue and Federal Boulevard rights-of-way across property known as 2040 Federal Boulevard by a Resolution recorded in Liber 3920, page 887, Washtenaw County Records;
Whereas, The City has determined that there is no longer any public need for the portion of the reserved easement within the vacated Ohio Avenue;
Whereas, Snuverink, LLC is the owner of property commonly known as 2040 Federal Blvd, Ann Arbor, Michigan 48103, described at Liber 3876, Page 571 of Deeds, Washtenaw County Records; and

Whereas, Snuverink, LLC has signed a new grant of easement for public utilities, described as:

Beginning at the northeast corner of Lot 1 of Bedford-Buttner Commercial Subdivision, as recorded in Liber 16 of Plats, Page 8 and 9, Washtenaw County Records;
thence S37?21'00"E 290.11 feet along the northeasterly line of said Lot 1;
thence S52?39'00"W ...

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