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File #: ID 16-799    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance
File created: 6/17/2016 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/19/2016 Final action:
Title: Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton determining the public use and necessity for the acquisition of fee simple title to the surface estate and related real property interests as further defined herein, including a waiver of surface use to the mineral estate, of a 117.145 acres, which consists of two separate tracts, more particularly described in the attached Exhibit "A" ("property interests"), with tract one (113.417 acres) being generally located south of Jim Christal Road, between the 9000 and 9300 blocks, and situated in the Gibson Myers Survey, Abstract 843, and the Moses H. Davis Survey, Abstract No. 377, and tract two (3.728 acres) being generally located south of the 9300 block of Jim Christal Road, situated in the Johnson, Green, Myers and Brummett Survey, Abstract No. 1699, and the Moses H. Davis Survey, Abstract No. 377, both tracts being in the city of Denton, Denton County, Texas; authorizing the City Manager, or his respective designee, to acquire the ...
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1 RDP Real Property Ordinance, 2. Exhibit 2 DEC Property Exhibit, 3. Exhibit 3 RDP Real Property Motion
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Agenda Information Sheet

DEPARTMENT: Denton Municipal Electric

CM/ ACM: Howard Martin, 349-8232

Date: June 28, 2016

SUBJECT
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Consider adoption of an ordinance of the City of Denton determining the public use and necessity for the acquisition of fee simple title to the surface estate and related real property interests as further defined herein, including a waiver of surface use to the mineral estate, of a 117.145 acres, which consists of two separate tracts, more particularly described in the attached Exhibit "A" ("property interests"), with tract one (113.417 acres) being generally located south of Jim Christal Road, between the 9000 and 9300 blocks, and situated in the Gibson Myers Survey, Abstract 843, and the Moses H. Davis Survey, Abstract No. 377, and tract two (3.728 acres) being generally located south of the 9300 block of Jim Christal Road, situated in the Johnson, Green, Myers and Brummett Survey, Abstract No. 1699, and the Moses H. Davis Survey, Abstract No. 377, both tracts being in the city of Denton, Denton County, Texas; authorizing the City Manager, or his respective designee, to acquire the property interests by agreement including making initial and final offers to owner(s) of the property interests; authorizing the use of the power of eminent domain to condemn the property interests if an agreement cannot be reached with the owner(s); authorizing the City Attorney, or her designee, to file eminent domain proceedings if necessary; authorizing the expenditure of funding; makings findings; providing a savings clause; and providing an effective date.
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BACKGROUND
In an effort to add more renewable generation to its portfolio, Denton Municipal Electric's (DME) has proposed the Renewable Denton Plan, which sets a goal of 70% green energy by 2019. A key component of the plan is a proposed quick-start generation facility. Although the facility would be only about 13% of the overall proposed energy portfolio, it will provide a measure...

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