Manatee County Government Administrative Center Commission Chambers, First Floor 9:00 a .m. - June 16, 2015
June 16, 2015 - Regular Meeting
Agenda Item #50

FPL Easement Agreement for Sewer Forcemain at Willow Walk Phase I


Contact and/or Presenter Information

Sia Mollanazar, P.E., Deputy Director, Engineering Services, Public Works Department, ext. 7487

Action Requested
Authorization for Chairman to execute the Florida Power and Light Easement Agreement with Manatee County Government for the sewer forcemain at Willow Walk Phase I

Enabling/Regulating Authority

Florida Constitution Article VIII - Section 1e - Governing Powers

Background Discussion

The Developer is the owner of certain real property located in Manatee County, Florida, in Section 32, Township 33 South, Range 18 East and in Section 5, Township 34 South, Range 18 East.   The Developer has submitted to the County a plan for a residential community on the property, which is identified as PDR-14-04(Z)(P)/14-S-72(P)/FSP-14-57 and which is known as "Willow Walk, Phase 1" (The "Project").   The Developer desires to connect the Project to the County's wastewater collection/conveyance system for the benefit of the Project.  Pursuant to the County's request, the Utility Improvements depicted in the Scope of Work will exceed the capacity required by the proposed Project.

The proposed sewer forcemain will cross the Florida Power and Light (FPL) Railroad Right-of-Way, and will benefit the Developer and the Manatee County Utility system.  The attached FPL Railroad Easement Agreements for Willow Walk Phase I Utilities allows the construction of the wastewater collection/conveyance system to move forward.  The proposed easement and its sewer forcemain will become Manatee County's infrastructure  and asset upon installation.  Therefore by executing this agreement the County agrees to acquire the easement for the Utility Improvements and acknowledges that the Developer shall design, engineer, permit, and construct the Utility Improvements within the easement in accordance with the Scope of Work described in the separate participation agreement.

In general, all utilities crossing and/or accessing FPL or CSX Railroads Right-of-Way require a liability insurance policy in the amount of $3,000,000 with FPL shown as the Loss-Payee on the policy.  The annual estimated premium for this policy is $1,400.00.

County Attorney Review
Formal Written Review (Opinion memo must be attached)

Explanation of Other

Reviewing Attorney

Instructions to Board Records
Please return the executed, original FPL Railroad Easement Agreements for Willow Walk Phase I Utilities to the Public Works Department, attention Sia Mollanazar.  Please call Sia Mollanazar at 941-708-7487 and he will arrange pick up of the signed, original document.

Cost and Funds Source Account Number and Name
$1,400.00 Utility Cost Center

Amount and Frequency of Recurring Costs
$1,400.00 Annually

Attachment:  CAO Review Comments of FPL Railroad Easement Agreement for Willow Walk Phase I Utilities - 05282015.pdf
Attachment:  Willow Walk Sanitary Sewer Agreement - Executed by FPL for Execution by BCC 06112015.pdf