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  Work Session Item 3.d.       
Meeting Date: 11/30/2020  
Item Title:    Acquisition of Real Property for Future Site of Fire Station No. 7
Submitted By: Brad Neighbor

Summary of Request/Problem
Per the 2019 Bond Program, the Project Management Office and Garland Fire Department have determined the need to relocate Fire Station No. 7 from 2545 Naaman School Road to 1805 Pleasant Valley Road. Staff requests Council consider approving the purchase of 2.853 acres of land located at the intersection of Pleasant Valley Road and Country Hollow Ln. for the price of $745,625.

 
OPTIONS
  1. Approve the contract and authorize staff to close on 1805 Pleasant Valley Road in January 2021, assuming that no concerns arise during the feasibility period.
  2. Do not approve the Real Property Contract or authorize staff to close on 1805 Pleasant Valley Road in January 2021.

Council is requested to consider ratifying a real property purchase contract for the acquisition of land for the future site of fire station no. 7 for $745,626.00. The contract was executed by both parties on October 21, 2020 and contains a feasibility period under which the City may terminate the contract prior to December 22, 2020. If Council does not approve the acquistion of the property, the City will exercise its right to terminate.
Recommendation/Action Requested and Justification
Option 1 – Approve the Real Property Contract and authorize staff to close on 1805 Pleasant Valley Road in January 2021, assuming that no concerns arise during the feasibility period. Unless otherwise directed by Council, this item will be scheduled for formal consideration at the December 1, 2020 Regular Meeting.
Attachments
Site Location Maps
Fire Station 7 Real Property Contract
Item Summary FS 7


    

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