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File #: 150839.    Version: Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 3/14/2016 In control: City Attorney
On agenda: 7/7/2016 Final action: 7/7/2016
Title: RESOLUTION - DECLARE AS SURPLUS CERTAIN CITY-OWNED REAL PROPERTY ADJACENT TO NEWNANS LAKE (B) Resolution No. 150839 This item is a request to declare as surplus certain real property generally located north of Lakeshore Drive, east of SE 74th Street, and west of Newnans Lake (northern approximately 600 feet of Tax Parcel No. 17945-000-000), and waive the competitive disposition requirement in the City's Real Estate Policies to allow the sale of the property to the adjacent property owners.
Attachments: 1. 150839A_Map of GAR Parcels proposed esmt_20160519.pdf, 2. 150839B_License Agreement_20160519.pdf, 3. 150839C_Map - Entire Parcel_20160519.pdf, 4. 150839D_Map showing surplus area_20160519.pdf, 5. 150839A_draft resolution_20160707.pdf, 6. 150839_Resolution_20160707.pdf, 7. 150839_Warranty Deed_20160119.pdf
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RESOLUTION - DECLARE AS SURPLUS CERTAIN CITY-OWNED REAL PROPERTY ADJACENT TO NEWNANS LAKE (B)

Resolution No. 150839
This item is a request to declare as surplus certain real property generally located north of Lakeshore Drive, east of SE 74th Street, and west of Newnans Lake (northern approximately 600 feet of Tax Parcel No. 17945-000-000), and waive the competitive disposition requirement in the City's Real Estate Policies to allow the sale of the property to the adjacent property owners.


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On December 17, 2012, the City of Gainesville purchased approximately 800 acres, consisting of three parcels, from Franklin Crates, Incorporated. Of the total acreage, 153 acres are considered upland conservation property and was combined into one parcel identified as tax parcel 17945-000-000. The total purchase price was $612,000 which is $4,000 per upland acre. The land is directly adjacent to Lakeshore Drive and surrounds the City's Palm Point Nature Park on Newnan's Lake. The property contains extensive frontage along the lake, approximately 5,500 lineal feet.

On May 18, 2016, the City Commission approved a license agreement for Gainesville Area Rowing to cross a portion of the City parcel to build docks and access the lake. The City's property separates the rowing club and three other property owner's access to the lake. Of the approximately 5,500 lineal feet of frontage that the City owns, the rowing club and adjacent three property owners abut approximately 600 feet. This portion of the land is difficult for the City to access and manage. Declaring this portion as surplus would not affect the remaining City owned land. Contact has been made with each of the four adjacent property owners and they are interested in acquiring the property.

Staff recommends waiving the competitive disposition requirement in the City's Real Property Policies because the property is only useable to the adjacent property owners. The total property associated...

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