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File #: R-052-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/4/2021 In control: Public Works Committee
On agenda: 6/24/2021 Final action: 6/24/2021
Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEEDINGS PURSUANT TO KRS CHAPTER 99.715 AND KRS CHAPTER 416 AGAINST REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2700-2706 WEST CHESTNUT STREET AND 2708 WEST CHESTNUT STREET WHICH HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS BLIGHTED AND DETERIORATED.
Sponsors: Donna L. Purvis (D-5)
Attachments: 1. R-052-21 V.1 061021 West Chestnut Spot Blight Condemnation.pdf, 2. R-052-21 ATTACH Exhibit A - Resolution 7 Series 2019 - Spot Condemnation St Charles Ch.pdf, 3. R-052-21 ATTACH Exhibit B - Resolution 47 Series 2019 - 2700 W Chestnut St Spot Condemnation.pdf, 4. RES 050 2021.pdf
RESOLUTION NO. ______, SERIES 2021
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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EMINENT DOMAIN PROCEEDINGS PURSUANT TO KRS CHAPTER 99.715 AND KRS CHAPTER 416 AGAINST REAL PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2700-2706 WEST CHESTNUT STREET AND 2708 WEST CHESTNUT STREET WHICH HAVE BEEN CERTIFIED AS BLIGHTED AND DETERIORATED.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER DONNA PURVIS

WHEREAS, KRS 99.715 authorizes a local government to acquire, by eminent domain pursuant to KRS Chapter 416, any property determined to be blighted or deteriorated pursuant to KRS 99.700 to 99.730; and
WHEREAS, KRS 99.710 authorizes local governments to designate an alternative government entity to certify properties within its jurisdiction as blighted and deteriorated to the legislative body; and
WHEREAS, LMCO Section 32.775 designates the Louisville and Jefferson County Landbank Authority, Inc. (the "Authority") with the powers granted in KRS Chapter 99 to address and eradicate blighted and deteriorated property in Louisville Metro; and
WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 7, Series 2019, the Authority determined that the Property located at 2700-2706 West Chestnut Street and 2708 West Chestnut Street (the "Property") is blighted and deteriorated (see Exhibit A attached hereto and made a part hereof); and
WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 47, Series 2019, the Authority certified the Property as blighted and deteriorated and recommended that Metro Council institute eminent domain proceedings against the Property (see Exhibit B attached hereto and made a part hereof); and
WHEREAS, LMCO Section 32.778(A) authorizes Metro Government to institute eminent domain proceedings pursuant to KRS Chapter 416 against any property meeting the required conditions that has been certified as blighted and deteriorated by the Authority.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (THE "COUNCIL") AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I: That the Property located at...

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