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File #: 51066    Version: 1 Name: 11541 Midvale Elementary Ped/Bike Easement Agreement 502 Caromar Dr.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/2/2018 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 5/1/2018 Final action: 5/1/2018
Enactment date: 5/7/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00319
Title: Authorizing the execution of a Public Pedestrian/Bicycle Path Easement Agreement with Madison Metropolitan School District for an easement across the Midvale Elementary School property, located at 502 Caromar Drive.
Sponsors: Arvina Martin, Maurice S. Cheeks
Attachments: 1. Locator_Map, 2. 11541 Exhibit A.pdf, 3. 11541 Exhibit B Easement Area Map.pdf, 4. 11541 Exhibit C Gate Image.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes a Pedestrian/Bicycle Path Easement Agreement between the City of Madison and the Madison Metropolitan School District (MMSD). The agreement allows MMSD to install a gate along the westerly entrance to a public path that runs through the Midvale Elementary School property, located at 502 Caromar Drive. Terms of the agreement have been negotiated between MMSD, City Engineering, Traffic Engineering, and Real Estate staff. Use and maintenance of the public path shall not be inhibited, according to the agreement. No City appropriation is required.
Title
Authorizing the execution of a Public Pedestrian/Bicycle Path Easement Agreement with Madison Metropolitan School District for an easement across the Midvale Elementary School property, located at 502 Caromar Drive.
Body
WHEREAS, the Madison Metropolitan School District is the owner of the Midvale Elementary School property located at 502 Caromar Drive and more particularly described in attached Exhibit A (the “Property”); and

WHEREAS, the City has an unrecorded easement for a public path across the Property, which public path is part of a mid-block pathway system spanning eight blocks allowing for public pedestrian and bicycle traffic; and

WHEREAS, MMSD staff have raised concerns for the safety of the young students who attend Midvale Elementary due to direct access to a busy street from the playground on the Property, and MMSD has requested permission to install a gate across the westerly entrance to the public path; and

WHEREAS, the terms of an easement agreement have been negotiated between MMSD and City Engineering, Traffic Engineering and Real Estate staff, and the form of the easement agreement has been approved by the City Attorney’s Office; and

WHEREAS, on March 19, 2018 the Madison School Board approved the easement agreement.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and the City Clerk are hereby authorized to enter into a Public Pedestrian/Bicycle ...

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