Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1305    Version: 1 Name: Fairfield Road at Monaville Road: ROW Appropriation
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/29/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/13/2019
Title: Joint resolution appropriating $225,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for the acquisition of necessary right-of-way, by agreement or condemnation, and other right-of-way costs associated with the improvement of Fairfield Road at Monaville Road.
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Joint resolution appropriating $225,000 of 1/4% Sales Tax for Transportation funds for the acquisition of necessary right-of-way, by agreement or condemnation, and other right-of-way costs associated with the improvement of Fairfield Road at Monaville Road.

Staff Summary
* Fairfield Road at Monaville Road will be improved with the construction of a roundabout.
* Preliminary plans and right-of-way plats identifying right-of-way needs for the improvement have been prepared.
* This improvement is included in the highway improvement program with targeted construction in 2020, and designated as Section 15-00120-06-CH.

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R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, Fairfield Road, County Highway 49, and Monaville Road, County Highway 55, are designated routes on the County highway system; and

WHEREAS, it would be beneficial to the safety and welfare of the motoring public if the intersection of Fairfield Road at Monaville Road could be improved by the installation of a roundabout; and

WHEREAS, Lake County, by and through its Division of Transportation, has caused to be prepared preliminary plans and right-of-way plats identifying right-of-way needs for the improvement; and

WHEREAS, the right-of-way and associated costs are estimated to be $225,000.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by this Lake County Board:

SECTION 1: It is hereby determined that it is necessary and desirable that Lake County acquire title to and possession of all of the real property within the proposed new right-of-way lines of Fairfield Road at Monaville Road, together with construction and other easements, both temporary and permanent, for said highway, all as outlined in plats of highways made under the direction of Shane Schneider, County Engineer of Lake County, Illinois, copies of which are filed in the office of the Lake County Engineer, which said real property and easements are necessary, required, and needed for the improvement of said highway.

SECTION 2: That the Lake County D...

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