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File #: 2021-0221   
Type: Policy Status: Passed
File created: 4/7/2021 In control: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
On agenda: 5/27/2021 Final action: 5/27/2021
Title: CONSIDER: A. Holding a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and B. Adopting the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire the exclusive subsurface easements from the properties identified as Parcels W-4001-1, W-4001-2, W-4001-3 (APN: 4319-003-066) and W-4002-1 (APN: 4319-003-063), acquire a 6-month temporary construction easement from the property identified as Parcel W-4001-7, and acquire a 12-month access area for installation and monitoring of liquid level gauge devices (APN: 4319-003-066). The properties listed above are herein referred to as "the Property." REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE
Sponsors: Board of Directors - Regular Board Meeting
Indexes: California Environmental Quality Act, Construction, Easements, Eminent domain, Metro Purple Line, Metro Rail D Line, Metro Vision 2028 Plan, Policy, Project, Project management, Property acquisition, Resolution, Strategic planning, Subsurface easement, Temporary Construction Easement, Twenty-eight by '28 Initiative, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 1, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 2, Westside Subway Extension/Purple Line Extension Phase 3, Westside Subwy Ext. Section 3 (Project)
Attachments: 1. Attachment A- Staff Report, 2. Attachment B- Resolution of Necessity
Related files: 2021-0440
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REGULAR BOARD MEETING
MAY 27, 2021

Subject
SUBJECT: WESTSIDE PURPLE LINE EXTENSION SECTION 3 PROJECT

Action
ACTION: ADOPT RESOLUTION OF NECESSITY TO ACQUIRE AN EXCLUSIVE SUBSURFACE EASEMENTS W-4001-1, W-4001-2, W-4001-3, W-4002-1, and 6-MONTH TEMPORARY CONSTRUCTION EASEMENT W-4001-7 and 12-MONTH ACCESS AREA

Heading
RECOMMENDATION

Title
CONSIDER:

A. Holding a public hearing on the proposed Resolution of Necessity; and

B. Adopting the Resolution of Necessity authorizing the commencement of an eminent domain action to acquire the exclusive subsurface easements from the properties identified as Parcels W-4001-1, W-4001-2, W-4001-3 (APN: 4319-003-066) and W-4002-1 (APN: 4319-003-063), acquire a 6-month temporary construction easement from the property identified as Parcel W-4001-7, and acquire a 12-month access area for installation and monitoring of liquid level gauge devices (APN: 4319-003-066). The properties listed above are herein referred to as "the Property."

REQUIRES 2/3 VOTE

Background
BACKGROUND

Acquisition of the above-referenced exclusive subsurface easements and 6-month temporary construction easement ("Easements") and 12-month access area for the temporary installation and monitoring of liquid level gauge devices ("Access Area") are required for the construction and operation of the Westside Purple Line Extension Section 3 Project ("Project"). The Easements and Access Area are required for the tunnel alignment that will connect the Century City Constellation Station with the Westwood/UCLA Station.

Written offer to purchase the Easements and Access Area were mailed to the Owner of Record ("Owner") of the Property as required by California Government Code Section 7267.2. The Owner has 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 on the contemplated acquisition. Since the Eas...

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