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File #: 20-0346    Version: 1 Name: 3/16/20 The Annex Park Donation
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/16/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 4/6/2020 Final action: 4/6/2020
Enactment date: 4/6/2020 Enactment #: R-20-105
Title: Resolution to Accept a Donation of Park Land at 3380 Nixon Road (The Annex, formerly Woodbury Club Apartments) from BRE Nixon Road Associates, LLC (8 Votes Required)
Attachments: 1. The Annex Aerial Mapl.pdf, 2. The Annex Location Map.pdf
Title
Resolution to Accept a Donation of Park Land at 3380 Nixon Road (The Annex, formerly Woodbury Club Apartments) from BRE Nixon Road Associates, LLC (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
BRE Nixon Road Associates, LLC received site plan approval for an housing development at 3380 Nixon Road (The Annex, formerly Woodbury Club Apartments) on September 6, 2016 (R-16-356). After conversations with staff, BRE Nixon Road Associates, LLC proposed donating to the City an approximately 6.58 acres property adjacent to Oakwoods Nature Area. The donation was reviewed and recommended by the Land Acquisition Committee of the Park Advisory Commission at its January 28, 2020 meeting, conditioned upon completion of satisfactory due diligence on the property.

Staff anticipates maintaining this property as a natural area.

Upon approval of this resolution, staff will proceed with due diligence on the property, including survey, environmental assessment, and title work. If the due diligence is not satisfactory to staff and cannot be corrected, the City will not accept the property.

Budget/Fiscal Impact: The City will make use of the property owner's due diligence documentation where available. Other costs will be drawn from the Open Space and Parkland Preservation Millage proceeds as necessary.

No appraisal was obtained for this parcel because it is a donation.

Staff recommends approval.
Staff
Prepared by: Remy Long, Greenbelt Program Manager, The Conservation Fund
Reviewed by: Derek Delacourt, Community Services Area Administrator
Christopher M. Frost, Senior Assistant City Attorney
Approved by: Howard S. Lazarus, City Administrator
Body
Whereas, BRE Nixon Road Associates, LLC, a Michigan limited liability corporation, is the owner and developer of property at 3380 Nixon Road, commonly known as The Annex, by virtue of deeds recorded in Liber 4948, Page 180, Washtenaw County Records; and

Whereas, BRE Nixon Road Associates, LLC wishes to donate to the City a 6.58 acre prop...

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