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File #: 19-161    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agendas Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/30/2019 In control: Board of Aldermen
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action:
Title: Acceptance of Offers of Dedication PURPOSE: For more than thirty years, the Town has worked with designers and developers to identify areas that are suitable for public use, including open space and access easements for anticipated future Town projects such as greenways. The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider accepting sections of open space in two subdivisions to provide easements for the Jones Creek Greenway.
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Resolution for Acceptance, 2. Attachment B - Jones Creek Legal Descriptions for Easements
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Acceptance of Offers of Dedication
PURPOSE: For more than thirty years, the Town has worked with designers and developers to identify areas that are suitable for public use, including open space and access easements for anticipated future Town projects such as greenways. The purpose of this agenda item is for the Board of Aldermen to consider accepting sections of open space in two subdivisions to provide easements for the Jones Creek Greenway.
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DEPARTMENT: Planning

CONTACT INFORMATION: Christina Moon - 919-918-7325; Patricia McGuire - 919-918-7327

INFORMATION: As part of the approval for two residential subdivisions: the Legends at Lake Hogan (recorded in 2009) and Lake Hogan Farms Subdivision, Phase 8 Glen Ridge Townhomes (recorded in 2003) areas of open space were identified as public open space to be dedicated to the Town of Carrboro. The Town has not yet accepted the offer of dedication for open space in either development, but portions of open space in each development has been identified by the design consultant as needed for the Jones Creek Greenway: about 2,703 square feet or 0.062 acres at the Legends at Lake Hogan, and 18,406 square feet or 0.423 acres at the Glen Ridge Townhomes. Legal descriptions (metes and bounds) for the areas of both easements have been prepared. The Town's acceptance of these easements would allow the Jones Creek Greenway to move forward with its current alignment, now at 30% design.

A twenty-foot easement along the eastern end of Ballentine Phase 2 was also dedicated to the Town for greenway purposes and recorded by deed in February 2011. The current alignment for the Jones Creek Greenway is located within this 20-foot easement.

FISCAL & STAFF IMPACT: Fiscal impacts are limited to staff time and costs associated with processing.

RECOMMENDATION:r Staff recommends that the Board of Aldermen adopt the resolution (Attachment A) accepting the offer of dedication for areas of open space at...

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