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File #: 22-4616    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Financial Authorization Status: Passed
File created: 7/25/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 8/2/2022 Final action: 8/2/2022
Title: Request for approval to purchase a certain tract for a negotiated price for Harris County for the public project known as Emerald Forest Subdivisions Road and Drainage Improvements (Cypress Place - Ph II), tract number 3, for $35,296.00, which is $5,114.00 over the appraised value, UPIN 21289MF21501, Precinct 3.
Attachments: 1. 22-4616 NP - Emerald Forest Subdivisions Road and Drainage Improvements (Cypress Place -Ph II), Tract 3.pdf
Department: County Engineer
Department Head/Elected Official: Milton Rahman, Ph.D., P.E., PMP, CFM, County Engineer

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Financial Authorization

Project ID (if applicable): 21289MF21501
Vendor/Entity Legal Name (if applicable): Any applicable landowner and/or property interest holder

MWDBE Contracted Goal (if applicable): Not applicable
MWDBE Current Participation (if applicable): Not applicable
Justification for 0% MWDBE Participation Goal: N/A - Goal not applicable to request

Request Summary (Agenda Caption):
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Request for approval to purchase a certain tract for a negotiated price for Harris County for the public project known as Emerald Forest Subdivisions Road and Drainage Improvements (Cypress Place - Ph II), tract number 3, for $35,296.00, which is $5,114.00 over the appraised value, UPIN 21289MF21501, Precinct 3.
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Background and Discussion:
Cypress Place Phase II project is in the northwest Harris County in the Emerald Forest Subdivision. Cypress Place currently consists of an open roadside drainage ditch system that drains to an existing HCFCD Channel E132-02-00. Planned drainage improvements include new underground storm sewer along Cypress Place Dr. along with upsizing the driveway culverts where required and regrading the roadside ditches to improve the drainage for localized flooding events in the neighborhood. One section of Cypress Place Dr. is a private road and requires acquisition of roadway easements to make that section of the road into public right-of-way to do the required work for the project. Tract 3 is one of the 15 tracts being acquired along Cypress Pl Dr for roadway easements.

Expected Impact:
This project seeks to reduce flood risk and strengthen resiliency in Harris County by assisting in the alleviation of structural flood damage to homes in the community. This roadway easement acquisition is a step in the process to reduce the financial, physical, and emotio...

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