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  County Administrator's Report     17. 16.    
BCC Regular Meeting Budget & Finance Consent  
Meeting Date: 10/20/2016  
Issue:    Acquisition of Real Property for the Carver Park Drainage Improvement Project
From: Joy D. Blackmon, P.E.
Department: Public Works  
CAO Approval:

RECOMMENDATION:
Recommendation Concerning the Acquisition of Real Property for the Carver Park Drainage Improvement Project - Joy D. Blackmon, P.E., Public Works Department Director

That the Board take the following action regarding the acquisition of a parcel of real property located at 207 Webb Street (approximately 0.22 acres) from Jerry M. Beachem for the Carver Park Drainage Improvement Project:

A. Authorize the purchase of a parcel of real property located at 207 Webb Street (approximately 0.22 acres) from Jerry M. Beachem for the Carver Park Drainage Improvement Project for the purchase price of $18,825, which was approved by the Board on September 1, 2016; 

B. Approve the Contract for Sale and Purchase for the acquisition of a parcel of real property located at 207 Webb Street (approximately 0.22 acres); and

C. Authorize the County Attorney's Office to prepare and the Chairman or Vice Chairman to execute any documents, subject to Legal review and sign-off, necessary to complete the acquisition of this property without further action of the Board.

[Funding Source:  Fund 352, LOST III, Cost Center 210107/56101, Project No. 14EN2605]

 
BACKGROUND:
On September 1, 2016, the Board approved by super-majority vote to approve the purchase price of $2.00 per square foot ($18,825), which is more than the appraised value of $4,400 and less than the $25,000 counter offer from Mr. Beachem.

This parcel will provide a means for mid-block positive drainage relief from the back yards of lots located within the Webb Street, Louis Street, Lincoln Street, and Washington Street blocks.

The scope of work for the Carver Park Drainage Improvement Project includes assessment of the Carver Park area and design solutions to address flooding issues. Design is currently 60% complete.
BUDGETARY IMPACT:

Funding for this project is available in Fund 352, LOST III, Cost Center 210107/56101, Project No. 14EN2605

LEGAL CONSIDERATIONS/SIGN-OFF:
The County Attorney's Office will prepare the closing documents and conduct the closing for the purchase of the property. The Contract for Sale and Purchase was approved as to form and legal sufficiency by Stephen West, Senior Assistant County Attorney.
PERSONNEL:
All work associated with this request is being done in-house and no additional staff is required.
POLICY/REQUIREMENT FOR BOARD ACTION:
These actions are consistent with the provisions of Section 46-139 of the Escambia County Code of Ordinances.
IMPLEMENTATION/COORDINATION:
Upon Board approval, staff will maintain compliance with Section 46-139 of the County Codes.

Attachments
Contract
Map
BCC Action 9/1/16

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