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File #: 21-4142    Version: Name: Consideration of an Ordinance Requesting the Abandonment of a Portion of House Road Right-of-Way Relating to the Watson Branch Phase One Addition to R.C.M. Watson Branch Partners, LP and Mouser Electronics, Inc., and Reserving a Public Utility Easement
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/17/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/28/2021 Final action: 6/28/2021
Title: Ordinance - Consideration of an Ordinance Requesting the Abandonment of a Portion of House Road Right-of-Way Relating to the Watson Branch Phase One Addition to R.C.M. Watson Branch Partners, LP and Mouser Electronics, Inc., and Reserving a Public Utility Easement
Sponsors: Bart VanAmburgh
Attachments: 1. Ordinance, 2. Location Map, 3. Exhibit A, 4. Exhibit B
Title
Ordinance - Consideration of an Ordinance Requesting the Abandonment of a Portion of House Road Right-of-Way Relating to the Watson Branch Phase One Addition to R.C.M. Watson Branch Partners, LP and Mouser Electronics, Inc., and Reserving a Public Utility Easement

Requested Action
To consider the subject right-of-way abandonment.

Recommendation
The Engineering Staff recommends the approval of the request to abandon the right-of-way relating to the Watson Branch Phase One Addition to R.C.M. Watson Branch Partners, LP and Mouser Electronics, Inc., with the reservation of a Public Utility Easement

Description/History
The Watson Branch residential subdivision is being proposed on property north of Mouser Way and east of House Rd. This development has adequate access and does not require access to the north-south section of House Rd. The eastern portion of the right-of-way will be abandoned to R.C.M. Watson Branch Partners and will be utilized for residential lots within the Watson Branch subdivision. The existing asphalt roadway will be removed with the subdivision’s construction. The existing public water line on the east side of the road will be abandoned as well with the subdivision’s construction. The existing overhead electric line will be relocated to the west side of House Rd. as described below. A public utility easement is being reserved to accommodate the existing overhead electric line until it is relocated. This development will also construct a turnaround on the east end of the remaining east-west section of House Rd. until connection is made into Watson Branch with the construction of Phase Two.

The property on the west side of House Rd. is owned by Mouser Electronics and also no longer needs access to the north-south section of House Rd. The western portion of right-of-way will be abandoned to Mouser Electronics, Inc., with the reservation of a public utility easement to accommodate the relocation of the overhead electric line cu...

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