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File #: 19-5502    Version: 1 Name: Storm Water Program - FY19 Hazard Mitigation Floodplain Acquisitions
Type: Consent Status: Consent
File created: 6/3/2019 In control: LUESA
On agenda: 6/18/2019 Final action:
Title: : Storm Water Program - FY19 Hazard Mitigation Floodplain Acquisitions
Attachments: 1. BA 19-5502 GileadRd_FY19, 2. BA 19-5502 MadisonPark_FY19 (003)
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Title:
Storm Water Program - FY19 Hazard Mitigation Floodplain Acquisitions

Summary
ACTION:
1. Accept the Offer of Sale of Real Estate from William Russell, owner of property located at 8018 Gilead Road, Huntersville, NC (tax parcel 015-091-15), for $120,000;

2. Accept the Offer of Sale of Real Estate from T. Michael McCleod, owner of property located at 1214 Mockingbird Lane, Charlotte, NC (tax parcel 171-091-57), for $342,000; and

3. Authorize the local police and fire departments to use the structures for training exercises



Staff Contact: Tim Trautman, LUESA - Storm Water Services


Presentation: No


BACKGROUND/JUSTIFICATION:
Since late 1999, Mecklenburg County has used storm water fee revenue to acquire flood prone property. Buyouts reduce the risk to life and property during floods, while also enhancing the natural and beneficial functions of the floodplain. During large rain events portions of the floodplain will become inundated. This natural flooding lowers the overall creek levels, slows erosive water, filters pollutants, and can reduce damage if people and property are not located in harms way. Mecklenburg County uses the land as open space, for expanding greenways, constructing wetlands, etc.

Storm Water Services selected the referenced parcels based on prioritization and recommendations in the Flood Risk Assessment and Risk Reduction Plan (Plan) adopted by the Board on May 1, 2012. The Plan uses detailed local data and state-of-the-art floodplain mapping to perform property-specific risk assessments, identify mitigation projects and set project priorities. This risk-based approach aids in identifying future flood mitigation acquisitions/projects.

The requested actions will consist of acquiring the properties and demolishing the existing buildings using Storm Water Services capital funds for the purchase. Consistent with past practices, the actual expenditure could be reduced if the owners received any insurance payments for floo...

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