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File #: PH-21-043    Version: 1 Name: Atmos Energy Temporary Construction Easement
Type: Ordinance/Public Hearing Status: Passed
File created: 7/20/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: HOLD a public hearing and consider an ordinance granting easements to Atmos Energy for approximately 0.221 acre consisting of a surface site easement, temporary workspace easement and access easement to be located at the terminus of Persimmon Drive, adjacent to 3008 Persimmon Drive, Killeen TX. (3rd of 3 readings)
Sponsors: Development Services
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Maps, 3. Exhibit, 4. Offer Letter, 5. Ordinance, 6. Presentation
TITLE
HOLD a public hearing and consider an ordinance granting easements to Atmos Energy for approximately 0.221 acre consisting of a surface site easement, temporary workspace easement and access easement to be located at the terminus of Persimmon Drive, adjacent to 3008 Persimmon Drive, Killeen TX. (3rd of 3 readings)

SUMMARY

DATE: August 3, 2021

TO: Kent Cagle, City Manager

FROM: Tony McIlwain, Executive Director of Development Services

SUBJECT: Grant Atmos Energy easements for .221 acre consisting of a surface site easement, temporary workspace easement and access easement to be located at the terminus of Persimmon Drive, adjacent to 3008 Persimmon Drive

BACKGROUND AND FINDINGS:

Atmos Energy Corporation submits this request for the grant of a easements for approximately .221 acre consisting of a surface site easement, temporary workspace easement and access easement to be located at the terminus of Persimmon Drive, adjacent to 3008 Persimmon Drive. The subject property is located on a 7.28 acre site that was conveyed to the City of Killeen in 2015 for drainage purposes (the site has been identified as a regional detention pond in the 2005 and 2012 Drainage Master Plans). The proposed location of the .221 acre easement area will not affect the City’s ability to further improve the property for drainage purposes. The Appraisal District of Bell County has placed a market value of $500 on the entirety of the 7.28 acre site. Owing to this appraised value is Long Branch Ditch, which accounts for approximately 4 acres of floodplain on the land. The surface site easement and access easement are permanent easements and Atmos Energy has submitted an initial offer of $2,500 as compensation for the acreage within the site and any applicable damage to the remainder of the property. Staff’s determination is that the initial offer is adequate and fair. Atmos Energy intends t...

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