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File #: 18-4511    Version: 1 Name: Land Acquisition - Sugar Creek and Irvins Creek Greenways
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 2/5/2018 In control: Asset/Facility Management
On agenda: 2/20/2018 Final action:
Title: : Land Acquisition - Sugar Creek and Irvins Creek Greenways
Attachments: 1. Irvins Map, 2. Sugar Map, 3. Irvins & Sugar Tax Forclosures 1 of 2
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Title:
Land Acquisition - Sugar Creek and Irvins Creek Greenways

Summary
ACTION:
1. Authorize the County Manager to negotiate and execute all documents necessary for acquisition of Tax Parcel 167-172-03 (±0.472 acres) located in southwest Charlotte for the future construction of Sugar Creek Greenway for $5,850

2. Authorize the County Manager to negotiate and execute all documents necessary for acquisition of Tax Parcels 193-541-03 (±3.75 acres), 193-541-04 (±0.911 acres) and193-541-07 (±1.122 acres) located in southeast Charlotte for the future construction of Irvins Creek Greenway for $28,000

Staff Contact: Katie Daughtry, Asset and Facility Management

Presentation: No


BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:
Tax Parcel 167-172-03 (±0.472 acres) is located in southwest Charlotte near West Arrowood Road. Surveys and recorded maps, as well as legal descriptions, of surrounding properties indicate a void in ownership for the subject parcel. A title search did not uncover the owner of record, which is why it is listed in the public records as “Unknown.” The property is needed for the future construction of Sugar Creek Greenway, which is not currently funded.

Tax Parcels 193-541-03, 193-541-04 and 193-541-07 (±5.783 acres) are located in southeast Charlotte on Northeast Parkway and owned by THC Florida LP. The properties are needed for the future construction of Irvins Creek Greenway, which is not currently funded.

County staff was made aware of the tax status of all four properties listed above and determined that the tax foreclosure auctions were a good opportunity to acquire the properties for the future projects. On December 5, 2017, the Board authorized staff to bid up to $6,500 for the Sugar Creek property and $31,500 for the Irvins Creek properties. All properties were auctioned for back taxes on January 16, 2018. The County submitted a total initial bid of $5,850 and $28,000, respectively, which was not upset. The total purchase price of $5,850 and $28,000, re...

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