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File #: 19-1589    Version: 1 Name: 9/3/19 1146 S. Maple Purchase
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-19-388
Title: Resolution to Authorize Revised Purchase Agreement and Agreement for Temporary Occupancy Restrictions Pending Sewer Service for 1146 South Maple Road (8 Votes Required)
Title
Resolution to Authorize Revised Purchase Agreement and Agreement for Temporary Occupancy Restrictions Pending Sewer Service for 1146 South Maple Road (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
On June 17, 2019, City Council authorized the exercise of a right of first refusal to purchase 1146 South Maple Road (R-19-299). The right of first refusal stipulated that if the seller obtained an offer to purchase the property from another party, that the City must be offered the property on the same terms. The seller also would have the option to withdraw the property from sale altogether and retain ownership.

After discussion, the seller has requested some modifications to the purchase agreement in light of the possibility that the City would subsequently sell the property to Avalon Housing, rather than use it as a single family home. The City has also learned more facts about the property that warrant modification of the purchase agreement.

The seller has requested the following:

If, after purchase, the City sells the property to Avalon Housing, Inc. or a related entity:

1. The City would retain an easement for open space along the south 12 feet of the property (adjacent to Hansen Nature Area);

2. The City would retain an easement for open space and public access along the west 20 feet of the property (also adjacent to Hansen Nature Area);

3. The 20-foot easement will be maintained by City parks staff in the same manner as the adjacent City natural area;

4. The City would permit Habitat for Humanity the opportunity to salvage materials from the house on the property if Avalon elects to demolish the house; and

5. The City would have City parks staff evaluate the existing access to Hansen Nature Area, which is south of the 1146 S. Maple property, for potential improvement and increased visibility.

The City discussed these proposals with Avalon Housing, who stated that it appeared that these stipulations would not prevent them from developing affordable housing on t...

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