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File #: RES 19-47    Version: 1 Name: Piram Trail - Easements Over Private Properties
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/2/2019
Title: Accepting trail easements and authorizing payment to property owners for the Robert Piram Regional Trail Project.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Piram Trail Easement Summary- Private Easements, 2. RPT - Project Area, 3. RPT - Area Map

Title

Accepting trail easements and authorizing payment to property owners for the Robert Piram Regional Trail Project.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul (“City”) has approved plans to construct, operate and maintain a non-motorized trail for pedestrian and bicycle use, the Robert Piram Regional Trail (the “Trail”) between Harriet Island in Saint Paul and extending and connecting to the Dakota County portion of the Trail at the South Saint Paul border; and

 

WHEREAS, the proposed Trail will serve as an integral part of the trail network, providing both transportation and recreational use, connecting residential areas, regional parks and trail segments that lead into downtown Saint Paul; and

 

WHEREAS, acquisition of property rights is required to construct the Trail connection from Harriet Island to South Saint Paul; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has secured agreements for the purchase of permanent trail easements and temporary construction easements across several parcels of land, as identified in Exhibit A attached hereto; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has agreed to pay just compensation for said easements, as determined by an independent appraisal and negotiated and agreed to between the City and the property owners; and

 

WHEREAS, the Real Estate Manager has recommended purchase of said easements at the agreed-upon values, as provided in Exhibit A; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Mayor and Council of the City of Saint Paul do hereby authorize acceptance of said permanent and temporary easements; and further authorize and direct the proper city officials to pay the property owners the agreed-upon values, said amounts to be charged to Account Code 40041900-76805-C173C13201020-76010; and to record said permanent trail easements with Ramsey County and pay all recording costs.

 

 

 

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