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File #: 22-5551    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Necessity Status: Passed
File created: 9/6/2022 In control: Commissioners Court
On agenda: 9/13/2022 Final action: 9/13/2022
Title: Request for approval of certain projects, decreeing the projects to be a public necessity and convenience, directing the Harris County Real Property Division to acquire on behalf of Harris County, and authorizing eminent domain, if necessary, for twelve (12) fee simple tracts for the public project known as Houmont Park Subdivision Drainage Improvements - 2018, for the purpose of stormwater detention/retention, UPIN 19101MF14G01, Precinct 1 (Tracts 1-12).
Department: County Engineer
Department Head/Elected Official: Milton Rahman, PhD., P.E., PMP, CFM, County Engineer

Regular or Supplemental RCA: Regular RCA

Type of Request: Public Necessity

Project ID (if applicable): 19101MF14G01
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 of certain projects, decreeing the projects to be a public necessity and convenience, directing the Harris County Real Property Division to acquire on behalf of Harris County, and authorizing eminent domain, if necessary, for twelve (12) fee simple tracts for the public project known as Houmont Park Subdivision Drainage Improvements - 2018, for the purpose of stormwater detention/retention, UPIN 19101MF14G01, Precinct 1 (Tracts 1-12).
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Background and Discussion:
This project is located in Greens Bayou (P100-00-00) watershed in East Houston, east of John Ralston Road. The existing drainage system is comprised of three earthen, trapezoidal open channels (P110-00-00, P110-04-00 and P117-00-00) owned and maintained by Harris County Flood Control District (HCFCD). The proposed improvements include regrading the existing roadside ditches 1,000-feet east and west of the existing drainage channels, replacing inadequate driveway and roadway culverts and channel improvements of the HCFCD Unit Nos P117-00-00, P110-04-00, and P110-00-00. Other improvements include multiple detention basins to cause no adverse impacts downstream.

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 modification is a step in the process to reduce the financial, ...

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