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File #: 22-0225A    Version: 1
Type: Contract/Agreement Status: Passed
File created: 1/11/2022 Department: Public Works
On agenda: 2/22/2022 Final action: 2/22/2022
Title: Declare a portion of fee owned County property as surplus and grant the authorization to exchange it for property owned by Kenneth M. McAlpin Trustee of the Huey Kenneth McAlpin Revocable Trust Agreement.
Attachments: 1. Recorded RES 22-16, 2. Recorded County Deed - County to McAlpin, 3. Adopted RES 22-16, 4. AATF - RESOLUTION, 5. AATF - County Deed - County to McAlpin, 6. AATF - Trustees Deed - McAlpin to County, 7. Exhibits A1-A4, 8. Exhibits B1-B3, 9. County Location Maps A1 thru A4, 10. McAlpin Location Maps B1 thru B3
Related files: 22-1487A

Subject:

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Declare a portion of fee owned County property as surplus and grant the authorization to exchange it for property owned by Kenneth M. McAlpin Trustee of the Huey Kenneth McAlpin Revocable Trust Agreement.

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Recommended Action:

Recommended Action

Recommend the adoption of the attached resolution to declare a portion of fee owned County property as surplus and grant the authorization to exchange it for property owned by Kenneth M. McAlpin Trustee of the Huey Kenneth McAlpin Revocable Trust Agreement (McAlpin).

 

                     McAlpin and the County mutually desire to exchange portions of McAlpin-owned and county-owned parcels. 

                     The property exchange will resolve inconsistencies of record and clearly define right of way of North Highland Avenue.

                     The new right-of-way alignment is necessary to proceed with roadway and drainage improvements to mitigate roadway flooding.

                     The exchange of the property is in accordance with Section 125.37, Florida Statutes.

 

Authorize the Chairman to sign the resolution and the County Deed, and the Clerk of the Circuit Court to attest and record the resolution in the public records of Pinellas County.

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Strategic Plan:

Deliver First Class Services to the Public and Our Customers
4.5 Provide safe and effective transportations systems to support the efficient flow of motorists, commerce, and regional connectivity.
5.2 Be responsible stewards of the public’s resources
5.3 Ensure effective and efficient delivery of county services and support

 

Summary:

Summary

Approval of the exchange of property will resolve recorded inconsistencies and allow for roadway alignment, reconstruction, and drainage improvements within a newly configured Highland Avenue right-of-way.

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Background Information:

This land swap addresses inconsistencies in recorded information that created gaps and overlaps within this corridor.  The result will be a mutually defined right of way corridor that allows for roadway and drainage improvements.  The North Highland Ave Drainage and Roadway Improvement Project is currently out to bid. Construction start is planned for June 2022.

In accordance with Section 125.37, Florida Statutes, the Board of County Commissioners of Pinellas County is authorized and empowered to exchange real property held and possessed by Pinellas County which is not needed for county purposes with other real property the County desires to acquire for county purposes when such exchange is in the best interest of the County. The exchange of the property is in accordance with Section 125.37, Florida Statutes.

 

Fiscal Impact:

No fiscal impact.

 

Staff Member Responsible:

Kelli Hammer Levy, Director, Public Works

 

Partners:

N/A

 

Attachments:

Resolution
County Deed
Trustees Deed
Exhibits “A1-A4”
Exhibits “B1-B3”
County Location Map A1-A4
McAlpin Location Map B1-B3