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File #: 22-543   
Status: Agenda Ready
In control: REQUEST TO SET FOR PUBLIC HEARING
On agenda: 5/24/2022 Final action: 5/24/2022
Title: MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on June 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m., in Room 422 of the Governmental Center, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to vacate eight 55-foot-wide Drainage Easements lying within Lots 7 through 14, four 50-foot-wide Drainage Easements lying within Lots 1 through 4, four 25-foot by 79-foot Drainage Easements lying within Lots 1 through 4, three 20-foot-wide Lake Maintenance Easements lying within Parcel A and Lot 4, eight 15-foot-wide Lake Maintenance Easements lying within Lots 7 through 14, one portion of the Lake Easement lying within Parcel A, eight 15-foot-wide Utility Easements lying within Lots 7 through 14, four 25-foot by 79-foot Utility Easement lying within Lots 1 through 4, four 25-foot by 79-foot Ingress-Egress Easements lying within Lots 1 through 4, and one portion of that certain Road Easement lying within Parcel A and Lot 4, all the above easements lying an...
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 - Application, 2. Exhibit 2 - Resolution Authorizing Public Hearing Vacation (Easement), 3. Exhibit 3 - Notice of Public Hearing, 4. Exhibit 4 - Location map, 5. Exhibit 5 - Supporting Documentation
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Broward County Commission Regular Meeting                               

Director's Name:  Leonard Vialpando

Department:                       Resilient Environment       Division:  Urban Planning Division

 

Information

Requested Action

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MOTION TO ADOPT Resolution directing the County Administrator to publish Notice of Public Hearing to be held on June 14, 2022 at 10:00 a.m., in Room 422 of the Governmental Center, 115 South Andrews Avenue, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, to vacate eight 55-foot-wide Drainage Easements lying within Lots 7 through 14, four 50-foot-wide Drainage Easements lying within Lots 1 through 4, four 25-foot by 79-foot Drainage Easements lying within Lots 1 through 4, three 20-foot-wide Lake Maintenance Easements lying within Parcel A and Lot 4, eight 15-foot-wide Lake Maintenance Easements lying within Lots 7 through 14, one portion of the Lake Easement lying within Parcel A, eight 15-foot-wide Utility Easements lying within Lots 7 through 14, four 25-foot by 79-foot Utility Easement lying within Lots 1 through 4, four 25-foot by 79-foot Ingress-Egress Easements lying within Lots 1 through 4, and one portion of that certain Road Easement lying within Parcel A and Lot 4, all the above easements lying and being within the limits of Tara Plat, as recorded in Official Records Book 162, Page 20 of the Official Records of Broward County, Florida, generally located at the southwest corner of Griffin Road and Southwest 184 Avenue in the Town of Southwest Ranches; Petitioners: AKAI Estates LLC.; Agent: Ronald A. Fritz, Schwebke-Shiskin and Associates, Inc.; Application for Vacation and Abandonment: 2021-V-13. (Commission District 1)

 

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Why Action is Necessary

Board approval is required to vacate plats, all or in part, pursuant to Chapter 5, Article IX of the Broward County Code of Ordinances.

 

What Action Accomplishes

Directs the County Administrator to publish a Notice of Public Hearing for the abandonment of easements in accordance with Chapter 5, Article IX of the Broward County Code of Ordinances.

 

Is this Action Goal Related

No

 

Previous Action Taken

None taken.

 

Summary Explanation/Background

THE RESILIENT ENVIRONMENT DEPARTMENT AND THE URBAN PLANNING DIVISION RECOMMEND APPROVAL OF THE ABOVE MOTION.

 

The Urban Planning Division has received a request to vacate eight 55-foot-wide Drainage Easements lying within Lots 7 through 14, four 50-foot-wide Drainage Easements lying within Lots 1 through 4, four 25-foot by 79-foot Drainage Easements lying within Lots 1 through 4, three 20-foot-wide Lake Maintenance Easements lying within Parcel A and Lot 4, eight 15-foot-wide Lake Maintenance Easements lying within Lots 7 through 14, one portion of the Lake Easement lying within Parcel A, eight 15-foot-wide Utility Easements lying within Lots 7 through 14, four 25-foot by 79-foot Utility Easement lying within Lots 1 through 4, four 25-foot by 79-foot Ingress-Egress Easements lying within Lots 1 through 4, and one portion of that certain Road Easement lying within Parcel A and Lot 4, all the above easements lying and being within the limits of Tara Plat, as recorded in Official Records Book 162, Page 20 of the Official Records of Broward County, Florida, generally located at the southwest corner of Griffin Road and Southwest 184 Avenue in the Town of southwest Ranches. Vacating these easements will provide clear and unencumbered title to the property owner.

 

The Town of Southwest Ranches adopted Ordinance No. 2022-009 on March 24, 2022, granting approval of the abandonment and vacation of variable easements. These easements have been replaced by newly dedicated easements approved by the South Broward Drainage District, as described in Exhibit 5.

 

Review of this application by the applicable reviewing agencies indicates that there is no objection to the vacation of the subject access easement.

 

This vacation application has been reviewed and approved as to form by the Office of the County Attorney (Exhibit 1).

 

Source of Additional Information

Josie P. Sesodia, AICP, Director, Urban Planning Division, 954-357-6602.

 

Fiscal Impact

Fiscal Impact/Cost Summary

No fiscal impact.