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File #: 18-4865    Version: 1 Name: Easement Grants - The Village of Commonwealth
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 8/2/2018 In control: Asset/Facility Management
On agenda: 8/8/2018 Final action:
Title: : Easement Grants - The Village at Commonwealth
Attachments: 1. Easement Map 2.pdf
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Title:
Easement Grants - The Village at Commonwealth

Summary
ACTION:
Authorize Mecklenburg County Manager to convey, for purposes related to single- and multi-family housing construction and development, (i) two permanent easements and (ii) one temporary construction easement, to New Developer (as defined below), which easements and conditions are (i) described in more detail below and (ii) located generally on portions of Tax Parcels 129-021-02, 129-021-06, 129-022-99, and 129-024-09


Staff Contact: Jacqueline McNeil, Asset and Facility Management


Presentation: No


BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:
In 2008, Mecklenburg County agreed to exchange certain land at Veterans Park for land owned by Morningside Village, LLC (the “Original Developer”) in order to accomplish realignment of the street network near Original Developer’s proposed single and multi-family residential development in Plaza Midwood (the “Project”). Later in 2008/2009, the Project went into default and was foreclosed upon. Northwood Ravin (the “New Developer”) purchased the project from the foreclosing lender in 2013, and resuscitated/rebranded it as “The Village at Commonwealth”. The original swap agreement, dated January 1, 2008, between County and Original Developer, contemplated the County’s future grant to Original Developer of a temporary construction easement (the “TCE”) over portions of parcels 129-021-02 and 129-021-06 (both owned by County). The TCE was never formally conveyed to Original Developer, and the County now wishes to fulfill that original intent by conveying the TCE to New Developer. The TCE grant will be conditioned upon New Developer’s (i) providing of a survey (to be approved by the County) which shall define the actual area of the TCE, and (ii) agreement to restore (to County’s satisfaction) areas of any County-owned property disturbed during New Developer’s construction activities.

New Developer must also permanently maintain infrastructure previously installed o...

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