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File #: R-126-21    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/11/2021 In control: Public Works Committee
On agenda: 10/28/2021 Final action: 10/28/2021
Title: _____ A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE OFFICE OF THE JEFFERSON COUNTY ATTORNEY TO BRING A CONDEMNATION ACTION AGAINST THE OWNERS OF CERTAIN PROPERTY, PARCEL NO. ONE (01), IN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE HUBBARDS LANE WIDENING PROJECT.
Sponsors: Bill Hollander (D-9)
Attachments: 1. R-126-21 V.1 101421 Parcel No. 01 (Haymarket Real Estate Holdings, LLC, et al) Condemnation.pdf, 2. RES 102 2021.pdf
RESOLUTION NO. ___________, SERIES 2021
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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE OFFICE OF THE JEFFERSON COUNTY ATTORNEY TO BRING A CONDEMNATION ACTION AGAINST THE OWNERS OF CERTAIN PROPERTY, PARCEL NO. ONE (01), IN JEFFERSON COUNTY IN CONNECTION WITH THE HUBBARDS LANE WIDENING PROJECT.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBER BILL HOLLANDER
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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; and
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; and
WHEREAS, Metro (as a successor to Jefferson County and the City of Louisville) has planned and designed the Hubbards Lane Widening Project (the "Project") in conjunction with the Louisville/Jefferson County Metro Government Department of Public Works; and
WHEREAS, as a part of the Project, it is necessary to acquire property in fee simple as more accurately described by Exhibit A (the "Condemned Property") for the use and benefit of citizens of Metro; and
WHEREAS, Metro has not been able to acquire the Condemned Property for the Project from the owners 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 potential interest in the Condemned Property who will be called upon in a con...

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