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File #: 21-0155    Version: 1 Name: Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”)
Type: Easement Request Status: Approved
File created: 2/5/2021 In control: Real Estate Committee
On agenda: 2/24/2021 Final action: 3/18/2021
Title: EASEMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the "Forest Preserves") to grant a permanent easement to Illinois Department of Transportation ("IDOT") at Roosevelt Road and First Avenue in Miller Meadow for 0.032 acres, or 1,394 square feet. Reason: IDOT has requested a permanent easement on the south side of Roosevelt Road just east of First Avenue in Miller Meadow to construct approximately 130 linear feet of sidewalk as part of improvements it is making to the nearby intersection. The sidewalk would allow Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy students and others to more safely walk from the bus stop on the south side of Roosevelt Road to its intersection with First Avenue. The sidewalk will be installed by IDOT and maintained by the Village of Forest Park as part of an intergovernmental agreement between those parties. The area for the permanent easement is 0.032 acres. IDOT indicates that no trees are expected to be removed for...
Indexes: ARNOLD RANDALL, General Superintendent
Attachments: 1. Plat, 2. Plan Sheets-Roosevelt Rd sidewalk with easement area highlighted

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EASEMENT REQUEST

 

Request:  Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to grant a permanent easement to Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at Roosevelt Road and First Avenue in Miller Meadow for  0.032 acres, or 1,394 square feet.

 

Reason:  IDOT has requested a permanent easement on the south side of Roosevelt Road just east of First Avenue in Miller Meadow to construct approximately 130 linear feet of sidewalk as part of improvements it is making to the nearby intersection. The sidewalk would allow Proviso Mathematics and Science Academy students and others to more safely walk from the bus stop on the south side of Roosevelt Road to its intersection with First Avenue.

 

The sidewalk will be installed by IDOT and maintained by the Village of Forest Park as part of an intergovernmental agreement between those parties.

 

The area for the permanent easement is 0.032 acres. IDOT indicates that no trees are expected to be removed for this project.

 

Easement Fee:  $5,000.00

 

Tree Mitigation Fee:  N/A

 

Concurrence(s): The Chief Financial Officer has approved this item. Final easement grant is subject to legal review and approval.

 

District(s):  17

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