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HomeMy WebLinkAboutRES 110921-F - Abandon Utility Esmt.RESOLUTION NO. 1109 Z.l -F. RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS RELEASING AND ABANDONING A UTILITY EASEMENT GRANTED TO THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN IN VOLUME 2006, PAGE 670 OF THE OFFICIAL PUBLIC RECORDS OF WILLIAMSON COUNTY, TEXAS. WHEREAS, in 1991, a predecessor -in -interest to Longhorn Junction Land and Cattle Company, a Texas limited liability company ("Owner"), granted the City of Georgetown a 25-foot wide utility easement across a tract of land in the Lewis J. Dyches Survey, Abstract No. 180 (the "Property"), for the purpose of facilitating the extension of electric utilities along the former route of CR 116; said easement being conveyed by an agreement recorded in Volume 2006, Page 670 of the Official Public Records of Williamson County, Texas (the "Easement"); and, WHEREAS, when Williamson County abandoned a portion of County Road 116 in 2002 and realigned the road to intersect with the new Blue Springs Boulevard, the Easement and the facilities therein were not relocated, so now the Easement bisects the Property; and WHEREAS, Owner wishes to develop the Property, but the Easement is impeding the development of the Property; and, WHEREAS, the abandonment of the Easement would facilitate the development of the Property; and, WHEREAS, as part of its pending plat of the Property, Owner will grant the City a replacement public utility easement to meet the City's requirements, which will allow for a relocation of City's existing facilities and a location for City's future public utilities; and, WHEREAS, upon considering the request for release and abandonment of the Easement, and additional information pertaining to the request, the City Council now finds that upon the dedication of the public utility easement by plat and the relocation of the existing facilities, a public need for the Easement will no longer exist, and therefore the Easement be abandoned and released to Owner or a successor -in -interest to Owner upon satisfaction of these conditions; and WHEREAS, nothing herein shall operate to release any other easement. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF GEORGETOWN, TEXAS, THAT: SECTION 1. The facts and recitations contained in the preamble of this resolution are hereby found and declared to be true and correct and are incorporated by reference herein and expressly made a part hereof, as if copied verbatim. SECTION 2. Upon the dedication of a replacement public utility easement by plat and the relocation of the existing facilities to the satisfaction of the City, the Mayor is hereby authorized to execute a Quitclaim Deed in substantially the same form attached hereto as Exhibit "A" and any other conveyance document(s) necessary to complete the release and abandonment of the easement described herein, and the City Secretary is hereby authorized to attest thereto on behalf of the City of Georgetown. SECTION 3. The Mayor is hereby authorized to sign this Resolution and the City Secretary to attest. This Resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption and execution by the Mayor. PASSED AND APPROVED on this day of , 2021. CITY OF GEORGETOWN ATTEST: JA Robyn Den Wore, City Secretary APPROVED AS TO FORM: r- f.G,� 9ll�-.- Sky Mas on, City Attorney EXHIBIT A QUITCLAIM DEED NOTICE OF CONFIDENTIALITY RIGHTS: IF YOU ARE A NATURAL PERSON, YOU MAY REMOVE OR STRIKE ANY OF THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FROM THIS INSTRUMENT BEFORE IT IS FILED FOR RECORD IN THE PUBLIC RECORDS: YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER OR YOUR DRIVER'S LICENSE NUMBER. DATE: November 12021 GRANTOR: City of Georgetown, a Texas home -rule municipal corporation GRANTOR'S MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 409, Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas78627 GRANTEE: Longhorn Junction Land and Cattle Company, a Texas limited liability company GRANTEE'S MAILING ADDRESS: 160 Lookout Ridge, Georgetown, Williamson County, Texas 78626 CONSIDERATION: Ten Dollars ($10.00) and other good and valuable consideration, the receipt and sufficiency of which is hereby acknowledged. PROPERTY: BEING, a 25-foot-wide strip of land situated in the Lewis J. Dyches Survey, Abstract No. 180 in Williamson County, Texas; said land being the same strip of land conveyed to the City of Georgetown by Utility Easement recorded in Volume 2006, Page 670, Official Public Records of Williamson County, Texas (the "Property"). For the consideration, GRANTOR quitclaims to GRANTEE all of GRANTOR'S right, title, and interest in and to the above described Property, to have and to hold it to GRANTEE, GRANTEE'S successors and assigns, forever. Neither GRANTOR, nor GRANTOR'S successors and assigns, shall have, claim or demand any right or title to the Property or any part of it. Quitclaim Deed abandoning UE to Longhorn Junction Land and Cattle Company CoG Map Quad Page 1 of 2 EXECUTED this the _q�day of l c ,��� 20 Z4 GRANTOR ATTEST: CITY OF GEORGETOWN BY: I Mayor f✓ City Secretary STATE OF TEXAS ) ACKNOWLEDGMENT COUNTY OF WILLIAMSON ) BEFORE ME, the undersigned authority, on this date personall 1!t'd7 t Mayor of the City of Georgetown, a Texas home -rule municipal car ration, known to me to be the person whose name is subscribed to the foregoing instrument and acknowledged to me that he executed the same for the purposes and consideration therein expressed, as the act and deed of said municipality, and in the capacity therein stated. GIVEN UNDER MY HAND AND SEAL OF OFFICE this day of/01,171 20 _ I. _s"pYi LINDARUTHWHITE A ` My Notary ID # 124936123 Expires May 24, 2024 APPROVED AS TO FORM: c 0z City Attorney l� Not y Public, Late of Texas Quitclaim Deed abandoning UE to Longhorn Junction Land and Cattle Company CoG Map Quad Page 2 of 2