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File #: 21-1717    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Necessity Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 4/19/2021 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 4/27/2021 Final action:
Title: Recommendation for authorization to decree that this Harris County Flood Control District project serve a public purpose and public necessity requires that the Harris County Real Property Division be directed to acquire (1) one fee simple tract for the public project known as the White Oak Bayou Federal Flood Damage Reduction Project, for the purpose of channel improvements, using eminent domain if necessary. (White Oak Bayou Watershed, Bond ID C-14, Project ID E100-00-00-E006, Tract E100-00-00-11-082.0, Precinct 1).
Attachments: 1. 21-1717 PUBLIC NECESSITY WHITE OAK BAYOU backup PCT 1
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To: Harris County Commissioners Court

Through: Russell A. Poppe, P.E., Executive Director, Harris County Flood Control District
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Prepared By: Matthew K. Zeve, P.E., Deputy Executive Director, Harris County Flood Control District

Subject: Public Necessity - Mandatory
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Project ID (If applicable]: n/a

Purpose and Request:
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Recommendation for authorization to decree that this Harris County Flood Control District project serve a public purpose and public necessity requires that the Harris County Real Property Division be directed to acquire (1) one fee simple tract for the public project known as the White Oak Bayou Federal Flood Damage Reduction Project, for the purpose of channel improvements, using eminent domain if necessary. (White Oak Bayou Watershed, Bond ID C-14, Project ID E100-00-00-E006, Tract E100-00-00-11-082.0, Precinct 1).
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Background and Discussion:
This project will expand the footprint of the main channel of White Oak Bayou. The subject tract is a partial acquisition and totals 0.0399 acres. The subject tract is a small portion of the backyard of an existing home adjacent to White Oak Bayou.

Fiscal Impact:
There is no cost associated with this court item.

Fiscal Summary

Expenditures
FY 20-21
FY 21-22 Projected
Future Years Projected [3 additional years]
Service Impacted:
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Existing Budget
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Additional Appropriation Requested
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Total Expenditures
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Funding Sources
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Existing Department Budget
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Please Identify Funding Source (General Fund, PIC, Special Revenue, Grant, Etc.)
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2018 HCFCD Bond Program*
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Alternatives:
The alternative to acquiring this parcel for this project would be a revised design for the channel improvements resulting in less than optimal conditions which may not meet the federal project performance metrics.

Alignment with Strategic Objective:
SO1.1 - Continuously plan CIP projects to improve conveyance capa...

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