Lake County, IL
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File #: 19-1735    Version: 1 Name: North Shore Bike Path: Libertyville Maintenance Agreement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/18/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 11/12/2019
Title: Resolution authorizing an agreement with the Village of Libertyville stating the terms and conditions for the maintenance of the North Shore Bike Path within the Village of Libertyville from 1,000 feet west of Butterfield Road eastward to 7th Avenue.
Attachments: 1. 19-1735 North Shore Bike Path Maintenance Agreement draft
Title
Resolution authorizing an agreement with the Village of Libertyville stating the terms and conditions for the maintenance of the North Shore Bike Path within the Village of Libertyville from 1,000 feet west of Butterfield Road eastward to 7th Avenue.

Staff Summary
* Lake County and the Village of Libertyville entered into an agreement dated July 9, 1991, for maintenance of a portion of the North Shore Bike Path.
* Lake County and the Village of Libertyville are desirous of entering into a new updated agreement which more clearly defines maintenance responsibilities and limits of maintenance for a portion of said North Shore Bike Path.
* The Village will continue to be responsible for routine maintenance such as mowing and pothole patching.
* Lake County will continue to be responsible for capital maintenance such as pavement rehabilitation and repairs to the drainage system.
* The Village of Libertyville Board of Trustees will approve this agreement at a future board meeting.
Body
R E S O L U T I O N

WHEREAS, the right-of-way of the former Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad adjacent to or in proximity of Illinois Route 176 and extending from Brice Avenue within the Village of Mundelein easterly to Blodgett Avenue and Sheridan Road within the Village of Lake Bluff is owned by the State of Illinois; and

WHEREAS, Lake County may utilize said right-of-way for a bikeway pursuant to an agreement with the State dated January 21, 1991, and may enter into agreements with units of local government for maintenance of the bikeway; and

WHEREAS, Lake County constructed a bikeway within the right-of-way of the former Chicago, North Shore and Milwaukee Railroad pursuant to said January 21, 1991, agreement with the State, and said bikeway is known as the North Shore Bike Path; and

WHEREAS, Lake County and the Village of Libertyville entered into an agreement dated July 9, 1991, for maintenance of a portion of the North Shore Bike Path; and

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