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File #: 2018-0689   
Type: Policy Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/12/2018 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 10/25/2018 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER: A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed Resolutions of Necessity; and B. ADOPTING the Resolutions of Necessity (Attachment B) authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire a subsurface easement in the properties identified as Parcels: W-3301 (APN: 4328-014-005); W-3302 (APN: 4328-009-003); W-3303 (APN: 4328-009-023); W-3304 (APN: 4328-009-043); W-3402 (APN: 4328-008-002); W-3405 (APN: 4328-008-029 through 4328-008-048); W-3408 (APN: 4328-08-014); W-3503* (APN: 4328-007-107 through 4328-007-110); W-3504* (APN 4328-007-017); W-3505* (APN 4328-005-001). *These parcels were previously included in the Resolutions of Necessity presented to the Board at its September 27, 2018 meeting. However, two-thirds of the Board was not present at the time of the vote and the item did not pass. (REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: California Environmental Quality Act, Construction, Easements, Eminent domain, Measure R, Metro Purple Line, Metro Rail D Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, Policy, Private property, Project, Property acquisition, Strategic planning, Subsurface easement, Westside Subway Extension Section 2 (Project), Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 1, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 2
Attachments: 1. Attachment A - Staff Report, 2. Attachment B - Resolutions of Necessity
Related files: 2018-0559, 2018-0712
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Meeting_Body
REGULAR BOARD MEETING
OCTOBER 25, 2018

Subject
SUBJECT: PURPLE LINE WESTSIDE SUBWAY EXTENSION TRANSIT PROJECT SECTION 2

Action
ACTION: APPROVE RECOMMENDATIONS

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. HOLDING a public hearing on the proposed Resolutions of Necessity; and

B. ADOPTING the Resolutions of Necessity (Attachment B) authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire a subsurface easement in the properties identified as Parcels: W-3301 (APN: 4328-014-005); W-3302 (APN: 4328-009-003); W-3303 (APN: 4328-009-023); W-3304 (APN: 4328-009-043); W-3402 (APN: 4328-008-002); W-3405 (APN: 4328-008-029 through 4328-008-048); W-3408 (APN: 4328-08-014); W-3503* (APN: 4328-007-107 through 4328-007-110); W-3504* (APN 4328-007-017); W-3505* (APN 4328-005-001).

*These parcels were previously included in the Resolutions of Necessity presented to the Board at its September 27, 2018 meeting. However, two-thirds of the Board was not present at the time of the vote and the item did not pass.

(REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE OF THE BOARD)

Background
BACKGROUND

Acquisition of the above-referenced subsurface easements, referred to herein as "Property" is required for the construction of and operation of the Westside Purple Line Westside Extension Project Section 2 ("Project"). The subsurface easements are required for the tunnel alignment that will connect the Century City Constellation Station with the Beverly Hills Wilshire Rodeo Station.

A written offer was delivered to the Owners of Record ("Owners"), as required by California Government Code Section 7267.2. The Owners have not accepted the offer of Just Compensation made by the Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority ("LACMTA"), and the parties have not at this time reached a negotiated settlement. Because the Property is necessary for construction of the Project, staff recommends the acquisition of the Property through eminent domain to determine the value of the Pro...

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