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File #: 54899    Version: 1 Name: 11813 Ped Bike PLE Rethke to Burke
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/26/2019 In control: Economic Development Division
On agenda: 4/30/2019 Final action: 4/30/2019
Enactment date: 5/6/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00334
Title: Authorizing the City of Madison’s acceptance of a Permanent Limited Easement for Public Pedestrian and Bicycle Path Purposes, granted to the City by Twisted Fitness, LLC, over and across a portion of the property located at 701 Rethke Avenue. (15th A.D.)
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh
Attachments: 1. Locator_Maps.pdf, 2. Exhibit_A_Property_Legal_Description.pdf, 3. Exhibit_B_Easement_Legal_Description.pdf, 4. Exhibit_C_Easement_Depiction.PDF
Fiscal Note
No City appropriation required.
Title
Authorizing the City of Madison’s acceptance of a Permanent Limited Easement for Public Pedestrian and Bicycle Path Purposes, granted to the City by Twisted Fitness, LLC, over and across a portion of the property located at 701 Rethke Avenue. (15th A.D.)
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WHEREAS, Galtese, Ltd. is the current owner of the property located at 701-703 Rethke Avenue in the City of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin (together, the “Property”), legally described in attached Exhibit A; and

WHEREAS, Galtese, Ltd. is negotiating a potential sale of the Property to Twisted Fitness, LLC, a Wisconsin limited liability company (“Twisted Fitness”), whereby Twisted Fitness would redevelop the Property after taking ownership and obtaining the necessary approvals from the City of Madison (“City”) to facilitate the redevelopment; and

WHEREAS, Twisted Fitness submitted a land use application for a demolition permit to the City, which was conditionally approved by the Plan Commission at their meeting on February 25th, 2019 per Legislative File ID No. 54397 (“Project”); and

WHEREAS, the official map of the City (“Official Map”) currently has a 66-foot wide street reservation across the Property for the purposes of extending Burke Avenue to Rethke Avenue (“Reservation Area”). The Project, as proposed, contemplates site improvements that would lie within the officially mapped Reservation Area; and

WHEREAS, Twisted Fitness has requested that the Official Map be amended to eliminate the Reservation Area across the Property. A condition of the Official Map amendment, Legislative File ID No. 54543, requires the granting of the easement for public pedestrian and bicycle path purposes (“Easement”) to the City, at no cost to the City, to allow a public pedestrian and/or bicycle path (“Improvements”) to be extended across the Property from Rethke Avenue to connect to a future sidewalk or path on Burke Avenue lying east of the Property; and

WHEREAS,...

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