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File #: 19-1133    Version: 1 Name: Request by City of Fresno to Obtain Right-of-Way in the County
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/26/2019 In control: Public Works & Planning
On agenda: 10/8/2019 Final action: 10/8/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: Approve request by City of Fresno to acquire right-of-way, excluding eminent domain condemnation action, from three parcels adjacent to existing County right-of-way in identified unincorporated areas of the County as needed in conjunction with the Sanger Unified School District's traffic signals with associated components and lane widening project at the intersection of S. Armstrong and E. Jensen Avenues.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Exhibit A - B

DATE: October 8, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Steven E. White, Director
Department of Public Works and Planning

SUBJECT: Request by City of Fresno to Obtain Right-of-Way in the County

RECOMMENDED ACTION:
TITLE
Approve request by City of Fresno to acquire right-of-way, excluding eminent domain condemnation action, from three parcels adjacent to existing County right-of-way in identified unincorporated areas of the County as needed in conjunction with the Sanger Unified School District's traffic signals with associated components and lane widening project at the intersection of S. Armstrong and E. Jensen Avenues.
REPORT
Approval of the recommended action will approve the request by the City of Fresno (City) to acquire additional right-of-way (ROW) in unincorporated areas of the County at the intersection of S. Armstrong and E. Jensen Avenues, see Exhibit A for the ROW acquisition area. The City has been advised that your Board's approval of the recommended action does not include approval to undertake eminent domain proceedings. The City requires acquisition of ROW to complete the signalization and lane widening of the intersection. The easements are over private property and will be owned and maintained by the City, but are within the County's area of jurisdiction. The proposal does not alter access to any County parcels. The item pertains to a location in District 5.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION:

There is no viable alternative action; denial will result in the City's inability to construct the road improvements required for installation of the traffic signals with associated components and lane widening project.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no Net County Cost associated with the recommended action. The City initiated this request and paid $352 for processing in accordance with the Master Schedule of Fees. The City will acquire easements for road ROW from private property owners and will construct the road improvements with no fiscal impact t...

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