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2017-125-3230 Easement - FPL and Bunche Park 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 City of Miami Gardens Agenda Cover Memo Council Meeting Date: July 26, 2017 Item Type: Resolution Ordinance Other X Fiscal Impact: Yes No Ordinance Reading: 1st Reading 2nd Reading X Public Hearing: Yes No Yes No X Funding Source: City of Miami Gardens General Obligation Bond Advertising Requirement: Yes No X Contract/P.O. Required: Yes No RFP/RFQ/Bid #: X Strategic Plan Related: Yes No Strategic Plan Priority Area: Enhance Organizational Bus. & Economic Dev Public Safety Quality of Education Qual. of Life & City Image Communication Strategic Plan Obj./Strategy: (list the specific objective/strategy this item will address) X Sponsor Name: Cameron D. Benson, City Manager Department: Capital Improvements Short Title: A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MIAMI GARDENS, FLORIDA, HEREBY APPROVES THE DEDICATION OF AN EASEMENT TO FLORIDA POWER AND LIGHT FOR THE NEW ELECTRICAL SERVICE FOR THE BUNCHE POOL SITE, A COPY OF THE EASEMENT AGREEMENT IS ATTACHED HERETO AS EXHIBIT “A”; PROVIDING FOR THE ADOPTION OF REPRESENTATIONS; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. Staff Summary: Background: In April 2014, City of Miami Gardens residents approved a $60 million General Obligation bond referendum for park improvements and crime prevention, including purchasing and installing crime prevention equipment, providing facilities for expanding community activities in parks, and renovating, constructing and purchasing parks facilities and land. 18605 NW 27th Avenue Miami Gardens, Florida 33056 On May 28, 2014, Council adopted Ordinance No. 2014-09-320, authorizing the borrowing of sixty million dollars ($60,000,000); authorizing the issuance of City of Miami Gardens General Obligation Bonds to pay costs of, remodeling reconstructing, constructing, reconfiguring, retrofitting, furnishing and equipping City parks and parks facilities, purchasing crime prevention equipment for law enforcement assistance via electronic means, providing facilities for expanding community activities in parks, and renovating, constructing and purchasing parks facilities and land for new or expanded parks. The City Council initially approved the Bond Implementation Plan (BIP) at the February 25, 2015 Council meeting. The last amendment to the BIP was approved at the December 9, 2015 Council meeting. The BIP outlines various park and public safety improvement projects. Current Situation: Included in the construction scope is a Florida Power and Light (FPL) pad mounted transformer located next to the Bunche Pool building. The new electrical service for the Bunche Pool building will require the dedication of an easement by the City of Miami Gardens for the underground power cables to the pad mounted transformer. The easement provides for undergrounding primary service from NW 22nd Avenue right of way to a new pad mounted transformer located next to the building. Proposed Action: It is recommended that the City Council approved the dedication of the easement to Florida Power and Light requirements for the new electrical service for the Bunche Pool site. Attachments Exhibit A - EASEMENT AGREEMENT Exhibit B - SKETCH AND DESCRIPTION OF EASEMENT Work Request No. 7516622 Sec.15, Twp 52 S, Rge 41 E Parcel I.D.#3421150036540 (Maintained by County Appraiser) UNDERGROUND EASEMENT (INDIVIDUAL) This Instrument Prepared By Name: Co. Name: Address: The undersigned, in consideration of the payment of $1.00 and other good and valuable consideration, the adequacy and receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, grant and give to Florida Power & Light Company, its affiliates, licensees, agents, successors, and assigns (“FPL”), a non-exclusive easement forever for the construction, operation and maintenance of underground electric utility facilities (including cables, conduits, appurtenant equipment, and appurtenant above ground equipment) to be installed from time to time; with the right to reconstruct, improve, add to, enlarge, change the voltage as well as the size of, and remove such facilities or any of them within an easement described as follows: Reserved for Circuit Court See Exhibit "A" ("Easement Area") Together with the right to permit any other person, firm, or corporation to attach or place wires to or within any facilities hereunder and lay cable and conduit within the Easement Area and to operate the same for communications purposes; the right of ingress and egress to the Easement Area at all times; the right to clear the land and keep it cleared of all trees, undergrowth and other obstructions within the Easement Area; the right to trim and cut and keep trimmed and cut all dead, weak, leaning or dangerous trees or limbs outside of the Easement Area, which might interfere with or fall upon the lines or systems of communications or power transmission or distribution; and further grants, to the fullest extent the undersigned has the power to grant, if at all, the rights hereinabove granted on the Easement Area, over, along, under and across the roads, streets or highways adjoining or through said Easement Area. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the undersigned has signed and sealed this instrument on , 20 . Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of: (Witness' Signature) Print Name: (Witness) (Witness' Signature) Print Name: (Witness) By: Print Name: Print Address: By: Print Name: Print Address: ______________________________________________________________________________________ STATE OF ___________ AND COUNTY OF ______________. The foregoing instrument was acknowledged before me this ____ day of ____________, 20__, by _________________________________, and ________________________________ who is (are) personally known to me or has (have) produced _____________________ as identification, and who did (did not) take an oath. (Type of Identification) My Commission Expires: Notary Public, Signature Print Name Donald T. RamsayLevel Tech Surveyors, LLC 777 NW 72 Avenue, Suite 3134 Miami, FL 33126