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File #: 23-0574    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent - Infrastructure and Economic Development Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/18/2023 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/6/2023 Final action:
Title: Request approval of a Resolution approving a Right of Access License Agreement between Fulton County, Georgia ("Licensor") and the City of Atlanta ("Licensee") to facilitate the installation of new ADA-compliant warning surface tactiles on property adjacent to County-owned property located at (i) 135 Peachtree Street SW, Atlanta, (ii) 162 Pryor Street, Atlanta, (iii) 141 Pryor Street, SW, Atlanta ("Fulton County Government Center,"), and (iv) and 136 Pryor Street, Atlanta, Georgia; to authorize the Chairman to execute the Right of Access License Agreement; to authorize the County Attorney to approve the Right of Access License Agreement as to form and to make modifications thereto to protect the interests of Fulton County prior to execution; and for other purposes. Effective upon BOC approval for a period not to exceed 365 days. (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)
Attachments: 1. Resolution - Summerhill Improvement Proj - Tactiles, 2. Right of Access Agreement Summerhill Tactiles.pdf
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Real Estate and Asset Management

 

Requested Action (Identify appropriate Action or Motion, purpose, cost, timeframe, etc.)

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Request approval of a Resolution approving a Right of Access License Agreement between Fulton County, Georgia (“Licensor") and the City of Atlanta (“Licensee”) to facilitate the installation of new ADA-compliant warning surface tactiles on property adjacent to County-owned property located at (i) 135 Peachtree Street SW, Atlanta, (ii) 162 Pryor Street, Atlanta, (iii) 141 Pryor Street, SW, Atlanta ("Fulton County Government Center,"), and (iv) and 136 Pryor Street, Atlanta, Georgia; to authorize the Chairman to execute the Right of Access License Agreement; to authorize the County Attorney to approve the Right of Access License Agreement as to form and to make modifications thereto to protect the interests of Fulton County prior to execution; and for other purposes.  Effective upon BOC approval for a period not to exceed 365 days.  (APPROVED UPON ADOPTION OF THE CONSENT AGENDA)        

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Requirement for Board Action (Cite specific Board policy, statute or code requirement)

Pursuant to the County’s Home Rule powers set forth in Article 9, § 2, Par. 1(a) of the Georgia Constitution, “[t]he is governing authority of each county shall have legislation power to adopt clearly reasonable ordinances, resolutions, or regulations relating to its property, affairs, and local government for which no provision has been made by general law and which is not inconsistent with this Constitution or any local law applicable thereto” and Fulton County Code § 1-117 confers upon the Board of Commissioners the exclusive jurisdiction and control over directing and controlling all the property of the county, as they may deem expedient, according to law.

 

Strategic Priority Area related to this item (If yes, note strategic priority area below)

Open and Responsible Government

 

Commission Districts Affected

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Is this a purchasing item?

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Summary & Background (First sentence includes Agency recommendation. Provide an executive summary of the action that gives an overview of the relevant details for the item.)

 

Scope of Work: The City of Atlanta (the “City”) has requested that Fulton County execute a Right of Access License Agreement to provide onsite access to Fulton County-owned real property located at 135 Peachtree Street SW, Atlanta; 162 Pryor Street, Atlanta; 141 Pryor Street, SW, Atlanta ("Fulton County Government Center,"); and 136 Pryor Street, Atlanta, Georgia. 

 

Access to the parcels of real property is required to install new ADA-compliant detectable warning surface tactiles at the roadway intersections adjacent to these County-owned properties. The planned improvements are being constructed to enhance pedestrian safety for the visually impaired and improve overall mobility for the traveling public. 

 

Community Impact: Proposed construction is being completed to enhance pedestrian safety for the visually impaired and to construct designated travel lanes for bicycles and buses.

 

Department Recommendation: The Department of Real Estate and Asset Management recommends approval of a Right of Access License Agreement to provide the City of Atlanta with access to the Fulton County-owned real properties located at 135 Peachtree Street SW, Atlanta; 162 Pryor Street, Atlanta; 141 Pryor Street, SW, Atlanta ("Fulton County Government Center,"); and 136 Pryor Street, Atlanta, Georgia to complete planned improvements to the sidewalks.

 

Project Implications: The planned construction of improvements to the City of Atlanta’s sidewalk and roadway systems will improve pedestrian safety for the visually impaired

 

Community Issues/Concerns: None.

 

Department Issues/Concerns: None.


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