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File #: 28761    Version: 1 Name: Declaring the City of Madison's intention to exercise its police powers establishing the Monona Drive Phase 3 (Winnequah Road to Pflaum Road) Underground Utility District
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/9/2013 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 2/5/2013 Final action: 2/5/2013
Enactment date: 2/6/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00086
Title: Declaring the City of Madison's intention to exercise its police powers establishing the Monona Drive Phase 3 (Winnequah Road to Pflaum Road) Underground Utility District
Sponsors: Larry Palm
Attachments: 1. Monona Drive Phase 3 Underground District Resolution.pdf, 2. Palm Introduction from the floor
Fiscal Note
Estimated City of Madison Cost:  $4,000
 
Title
Declaring the City of Madison's intention to exercise its police powers establishing the Monona Drive Phase 3 (Winnequah Road to Pflaum Road) Underground Utility District
 
Body
BE IT HEREBY RESOLVED:
 
1.      That the Common Council of the City of Madison hereby establishes an underground utility district known as the Monona Drive Phase 3 (Winnequah Road to Pflaum Road) Underground Utility District pursuant to Subsection 19.16(6) of the Madison General Ordinances.  The limits of the district are Winnequah Road to Pflaum Road.
 
2.      That the Common Council intends to place overhead utility services underground in this District.
 
3.      That the purpose of the undergrounding project that will occur in the District is to remove overhead distribution and service utility lines and replace them with underground systems and services.  As a part of the undergrounding project, private services may need to be upgraded to accommodate the new underground service connection.   It is estimated four (4) properties in the District are currently served overhead and are not ready to receive underground service.
 
4.      That the properties in the District that will be affected by the undergrounding project are set forth on Exhibit A to this resolution.  
 
5.      The properties listed on Exhibit A are currently served by utilities with above ground wires and the property owners are hereby ordered to modify the property's electrical services to accept underground service within 24 months of the date of adoption of this resolution or as provided in subsection 19.16(6)(c) and 19.16(6)(d).   Each Property eligible for reimbursement under Subsection 19.16(6)(e)1 shall be reimbursed by the City Engineer the 2013 reimbursement rate, an amount not to exceed $ 1,058.