Item No: 5I.
Meeting Date: August 27, 2012
From: Jim Lemberg – Manager, Communications Utility
Subject: Ordinance accepting a Utility Easement from The School Board of Lake County, Florida, pertaining to land located in Section 36, Township 20 South, Range 25 East, Lake County, Florida.
Staff recommends adoption of the Ordinance accepting the Utility Easement from The School Board of Lake County, Florida, pertaining to land located in Section 36, Township 20 South, Range 25 East.
The School Board is granting a Utility Easement to the City of Leesburg for the purpose of construction, installation, repair, maintenance, replacement, and improvement of underground or above ground utilities, including but not limited to water, sewer, reuse water, natural gas, electricity, cable television, fiber optics, and telecommunications. The City’s first contemplated use of this easement will be for placement of a new fiber optic cable to the Lake Hills Elementary School in Howey In The Hills for the purpose of providing communications services to that site.
1. Adopt the Ordinance accepting the Utility Easement as presented; or,
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
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FIRST READING OF AN ORDINANCE ACCEPTING A UTILITY EASEMENT FROM THE SCHOOL BOARD OF LAKE COUNTY, FLORIDA, PERTAINING TO LAND NEAR LAKE HILLS ELEMENTARY SCHOOL IN HOWEY IN THE HILLS
BE IT ENACTED BY THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, that:
The City of Leesburg, Florida, does hereby accept from The School Board of Lake County, Florida, a Utility Easement dated July 9, 2012, and recorded in Official Records Book 4188, Pages 2436-2440, Public Records of Lake County, Florida, conveying certain real property located in Section 36, Township 20 South, Range 25 East, Lake County, Florida, and more particularly described in said Utility Easement, to the City of Leesburg.
If any portion of this ordinance is declared invalid or unenforceable, then to the extent it is possible to do so without destroying the overall intent and effect of this ordinance, the portion deemed invalid or unenforceable shall be severed herefrom and the remainder of this ordinance shall continue in full force and effect as if it were enacted without including the portion found to be invalid or unenforceable.
This ordinance shall become effective upon its passage and adoption according to law.
PASSED AND ADOPTED at the regular meeting of the City Commission of the City of Leesburg, Florida, held on the twenty-seventh day of August 2012.
THE CITY OF LEESBURG