Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1062    Version: 1 Name: 8th Street at Sheridan Road: Excess Property Disposal and Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/13/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 7/9/2019
Title: Joint resolution authorizing the disposal of excess property located at the intersection of 8th Street and Sheridan Road in the Village of Winthrop Harbor (Village) via a quitclaim deed, and the execution of an agreement with the Village.
Attachments: 1. 19-1062 8th Street at Sheridan Road Excess Property Agreement Draft
Title
Joint resolution authorizing the disposal of excess property located at the intersection of 8th Street and Sheridan Road in the Village of Winthrop Harbor (Village) via a quitclaim deed, and the execution of an agreement with the Village.

Staff Summary
* Lake County owns a parcel of property, approximately 0.193 acres, at the intersection of 8th Street and Sheridan Road in Winthrop Harbor, Illinois.
* The excess parcel was acquired in 1972 and is not needed for current or future transportation improvements by the Lake County Division of Transportation.
* This resolution authorizes the disposal of the parcel via a quitclaim deed to the Village.
* This resolution authorizes the execution of an agreement with the Village of Winthrop Harbor for the terms and conditions of the property transfer.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, the Lake County Public Works and Transportation Committee adopted an Excess Property Disposal Policy at its regular meeting on March 8, 2017; and

WHEREAS, an excess parcel of County-owned property designated as Index #9 (property pin number 04-10-109-018) has been identified as a priority to dispose of by quitclaim deed under the transfer of excess property to government agencies section of said policy; and

WHEREAS, the excess property containing approximately 0.193 acres is in proximity to a Village street and park; and

WHEREAS, the excess parcel, which was acquired in 1972 and is not needed for current or future transportation improvements by the Lake County Division of Transportation, will be more appropriately utilized by the public under the stewardship of the Village; and

WHEREAS, pursuant to the 765 ILCS 5/16, the County Board may authorize its County Board Chair to convey real estate belonging to it; and

WHEREAS, the Local Government Property Transfer Act, 50 ILCS 605/0.01 et seq. authorizes units of local government to agree to transfer land between said units of local government; and

WHEREAS, the County and the...

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