City of Atlanta
Georgia

Resolution
16-R-3921
Adopted as Amended
Jul 5, 2016 1:00 PM

AN AMENDED RESOLUTION BY CITY UTILITIES COMMITTEE AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR, OR HIS DESIGNEE, ON BEHALF OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, TO TRANSFER PURVIEW OF CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY FROM THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION IN CONNECTION WITH CONSTRUCTION OF THE EAST WESLEY ROAD IMPROVEMENT PROJECT; AND FOR OTHER PURPOSES.

Information

Department:Public WorksSponsors:
Category:City UtilitiesFunctions:Law - Stefanie Grant, Legislative Liaison - Kajara Anderson, Legislative Liaison - Rita Braswell

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. Transfer Property East Wesley-Package
  3. AMD 16-R-3921 (Transfer of Property) (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)
  4. 16-R-3921 (Amendment Form) (This file has not yet been converted to a viewable format)
  5. 16-R-3921 (Property Picture)
  6. 16r3921

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Atlanta (“City”) owns numerous parks, pathways, and other improvements throughout Atlanta and has the goal of providing trails for the use of its citizens and visitors as a safe venue to engage in outdoor activities and travel between points of interest free of conflict with automobiles on the City’s streets and rights of way; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Works has determined that in the best interest of the public it wishes to facilitate construction of the East Wesley Road Multi-Use Trail (“Project”); and 

WHEREAS, PATH Foundation, Inc. wishes to enter upon city owned property for the purpose of conducting certain activities with respect to the construction of a twelve foot (12’) concrete multi-use trail on East Wesley Road which will include removing debris, grading the corridor and concrete trail; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Works has purview over real property being a 15 to 30 foot wide permanent easement or right-of-way between East Wesley and Canterbury Road described as the  tract or parcel of land lying in and being in Land Lot 48 of the 17th Land District, City of Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia (“Property”); and

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Works has agreed that purview of the Property for the purpose this trail project should be placed in the Department of Parks and Recreation which generally operates and manages parks and trail projects; and  

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Works has agreed that the purview and maintenance, once the Project has been completed, of said Property shall be transferred to the Department of Parks and Recreation.

THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ATLANTA, GEORGIA, HEREBY RESOLVES, that the Mayor, or his designee, on behalf of the City of Atlanta, is authorized to transfer purview and management of the Property from the Department of Public Works to the Department of Parks and Recreation upon completion of the construction of the East Wesley Road Multi-Use Trail.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Department of Public Works is authorized to transfer purview of the Property to the Department of Parks and Recreation.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City Attorney and Director of Real Estate,, or her designee, is authorized to monitor and supervise the transaction associated with all legal actions concerning the transfer of property described herein.

AND FINALLY BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor, or his designee, is hereby authorized to execute all documents as may be necessary to effectuate the purposes of this resolution.

 

 

Meeting History

Jun 28, 2016 9:30 AM Video City Utilities Committee Regular Committee Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:FAVORABLE AS AMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
AYES:Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Yolanda Adrean, Andre Dickens, Howard Shook, Alex Wan, Joyce M Sheperd
Jul 5, 2016 1:00 PM Video Atlanta City Council Regular Meeting
draft Draft

ADOPTED AS AMENDED BY A ROLL CALL VOTE OF 13 YEAS; 0 NAYS

RESULT:ADOPTED AS AMENDED [13 TO 0]
AYES:Michael Julian Bond, Mary Norwood, Andre Dickens, Carla Smith, Ivory Lee Young Jr., Cleta Winslow, Natalyn Mosby Archibong, Alex Wan, Howard Shook, Felicia A Moore, Clarence "C. T." Martin, Keisha Lance Bottoms, Joyce M Sheperd
ABSENT:Yolanda Adrean
AWAY:Kwanza Hall