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City of Independence
BILL NO. 21-053Ord.No:          19248

Agenda Title:

21-053 - 2R.  An ordinance finding, determining and declaring the necessity of acquiring Fee Simple Title for 24 Highway Complete Streets Phase 2 (Project No.112011); authorizing the negotiation and eminent domain proceedings if necessary; approving the plans and specifications for the Project; authorizing the use of experts as needed; authorizing and directing the execution of documents and the payment of funds to property owners or others holding property rights, in conjunction with the Project.

Approval of the ordinance is recommended.
Executive Summary:

This ordinance would authorize the fee simple title acquisition for a project. The project will provide road realignment at the Ash and 24 Highway intersection with curb & gutter, sidewalks, street lights, and new signal.

The 24 Highway Complete Streets Phase 2 (Project No. 112011) is a continuation of the 24 Highway Complete Streets Phase 1 from MO 291 to River Blvd. with improved intersections, access management, updated traffic signals and complete streets improvements. The one parcel is being acquired to construct a new alignment of the S. Ash Road/US 24 Highway intersection to remove this offset intersection at this location.  This intersection realignment is included as a goal of the Fairmount District Planning Sustainable Places (PSP) plan.

Fiscal Impact:

The fiscal impact to the City is approximately $150,000.  Funding for the 24 Hwy Complete Streets Phase 2 Project (112011) is included in the 2021-2022 budget, page 115, account number 7011-5406.

Department:          Municipal ServicesContact Person:          Lisa Phelps

Public Works DepartmentRejected
Public Works DepartmentApproved
Public Works DepartmentRejected
Public Works DepartmentApproved
Public Works DepartmentApproved
Finance DepartmentApproved
City Managers OfficeApproved
City Clerk DepartmentApproved

Council Action:          Council Action:         

24 HWY Complete Streets Phase 2 OrdinanceOrdinance
Agenda Plat - 24 Hwy Phase 2Exhibit