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File #: R-125-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/9/2019 In control: Planning and Zoning Committee
On agenda: 10/10/2019 Final action: 10/10/2019
Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE OFFICE OF THE JEFFERSON COUNTY ATTORNEY TO BRING A CONDEMNATION ACTION AGAINST THE OWNER OF CERTAIN PROPERTY, BEING TRACTS A AND B OF PARCEL NO. FIFTEEN (15), IN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH LYNDON BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS. BODY SPONSORED BY: COUNCILWOMAN PAULA MCCRANEY
Sponsors: Paula McCraney (D-7)
Attachments: 1. R-125-19 V.1 091219 JCAO Condemnation Action Lyndon Bike and Pedestrian Improvements.pdf, 2. RES 106 2019.pdf
RESOLUTION NO. ______, SERIES 2019
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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE OFFICE OF THE JEFFERSON COUNTY ATTORNEY TO BRING A CONDEMNATION ACTION AGAINST THE OWNER OF CERTAIN PROPERTY, BEING TRACTS A AND B OF PARCEL NO. FIFTEEN (15), IN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH LYNDON BIKE AND PEDESTRIAN IMPROVEMENTS.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCILWOMAN PAULA MCCRANEY
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WHEREAS, the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government ("Metro"), pursuant to KRS 67C.101(3)(f) may acquire real property for public uses through the exercise of the power of eminent domain;
WHEREAS, KRS 416.560(1) requires the legislative council of Metro ("Council") to approve the exercise of the power of eminent domain prior to Metro's instituting such proceedings;
WHEREAS, Metro (as a successor to Jefferson County and the City of Louisville) has planned and designed the Lyndon Bike and Pedestrian Improvements (the "Project") in conjunction with the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Department of Public Works;
WHEREAS, as a part of the Project, it is necessary to acquire a permanent easement ("Tract A") and a temporary easement ("Tract B") in property more accurately described by Exhibit A (the "Condemned Property") for the use and benefit of citizens of Metro;
WHEREAS, Metro has not been able to acquire the Condemned Property for the Project from the owner of the Condemned Property through good faith negotiations; and
WHEREAS, KRS 416.550 authorized Metro to exercise its right of eminent domain against a property when it cannot acquire the property by agreement with the owner thereof.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT ("THE COUNCIL") AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: That in order to complete the project, Metro needs to acquire the Condemned Property, as is more accurately described on attached Exhibit A and platted as on the plat map attached hereto as Exhibit B. Those with a potentia...

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