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File #: 67093    Version: 1 Name: 12381 - Walnut Grove Neighborhood Sign
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2021 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 10/5/2021 Final action: 10/5/2021
Enactment date: 10/12/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00664
Title: Authorizing the City’s acceptance of ownership from the Walnut Grove Homes Association of the existing Walnut Grove neighborhood sign and decorative landscape garden located within Walnut Grove Park near the N. Westfield Road and Southwick Circle intersection. (9th AD)
Sponsors: Nikki Conklin
Attachments: 1. PC Locator Maps.pdf, 2. 12381 Exhibit A Location.pdf, 3. 12381 Exhibit B Depiction.pdf
Fiscal Note
No City appropriation required.
Title
Authorizing the City’s acceptance of ownership from the Walnut Grove Homes Association of the existing Walnut Grove neighborhood sign and decorative landscape garden located within Walnut Grove Park near the N. Westfield Road and Southwick Circle intersection. (9th AD)
Body
WHEREAS, the Walnut Grove Homes Association (“Association”) wishes to repair and maintain the existing Walnut Grove neighborhood sign and decorative landscape garden (“Encroachments”) located within Walnut Grove Park near the N. Westfield Road and Southwick Circle intersection as shown on attached Exhibit A, with the sign’s image depicted on attached Exhibit B; and

WHEREAS, staff from City of Madison (“City”) Engineering, Planning, Traffic Engineering, Parks Department and the City’s Risk Manager have reviewed and approved this request; and

WHEREAS, the City will accept ownership of the Encroachments in exchange for the ongoing maintenance and repair of the Encroachments by the Association.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council of the City of Madison authorizes the City’s acceptance of ownership from the Association of Encroachments located within Walnut Grove Park near the N. Westfield Road and Southwick Circle intersection as shown on attached Exhibit A, with the sign’s image depicted on attached Exhibit B, subject to the following conditions:

1. The Association shall be responsible for all costs of repair and maintenance of the Encroachments.

2. The decorative landscaping plantings near the sign shall conform to the City Engineering planting guidelines regarding site clearance and height restrictions for vision corners, specifically no plantings, solid screening or structures between 30 inches and 10 feet in height within 18 feet of the face of curb.

3. The Association shall contact Diggers Hotline to locate all underground utilities in the area where the Encroachments are located prior to any repair or maintenanc...

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