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File #: 27555    Version: 1 Name: Determining a Public Purpose & Necessity & adopting a Relocation Order for the acquisition of land interests required for the constr & maint of a new S. Few St Xing of the Union Pacific RR assoc w/Central Park.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/29/2012 In control: PLAN COMMISSION
On agenda: 10/16/2012 Final action: 10/16/2012
Enactment date: 10/18/2012 Enactment #: RES-12-00804
Title: Determining a Public Purpose and Necessity and adopting a Relocation Order for the acquisition of land interests required for the construction and maintenance of a new S. Few Street crossing of the Union Pacific Railroad associated with Central Park. (6th AD)
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. Central Park Easement Descriptions.pdf, 2. Central Park Easement Exhibit_2012-9-21.pdf
Fiscal Note
Real Estate acquisition costs and staff time not to exceed the estimated $104,000 for this project are available in Acct. No. CS53-58110-810625-00-53W0853 (Land Easement - Easement Acquisition).
Title
Determining a Public Purpose and Necessity and adopting a Relocation Order for the acquisition of land interests required for the construction and maintenance of a new S. Few Street crossing of the Union Pacific Railroad associated with Central Park. (6th AD)
Body
RELOCATION ORDER OF THE CITY OF MADISON, DANE COUNTY, WISCONSIN

PREAMBLE

On February 22, 2011 the City of Madison Common Council approved Resolution No. RES-11-00180, File No. 21,245 which authorized the Mayor and City Clerk to execute a project agreement for design Oversight for Central Park with the State of Wisconsin Department of Transportation; and,

City Engineering Division has established Engineering Project No. 53W0853 - Central Park Phase 1 and the Office of Real Estate Services has established Master File Project No. 10015 to facilitate the acquisition of required easements to perform the necessary public improvements associated with the S. Few Street reconstruction Central Park project; and,

The Wisconsin Department of Transportation, on behalf of the City of Madison, petitioned the Office of the Commissioner of Railroads (OCR) for the establishment of a new pedestrian crossing of the tracks owned by the Union Pacific Railroad and operated by the Wisconsin & Southern Railroad Company at Few Street; and

The purpose of the crossing is to provide non-motorized and emergency access to Madison’s planned Central Park, located north of E Wilson Street between S Baldwin Street and S Brearly Street; and,

The OCR in its Final Decision dated July 25, 2012 ordered establishment of the new crossing under certain conditions; and,

One of those conditions is that the City of Madison obtain permanent limited easements to provide a clear view within the required sight triangles (except th...

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