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Meeting Name: Real Estate Committee Agenda status: Final
Meeting date/time: 5/11/2021 9:30 AM Minutes status: Draft  
Meeting location: Virtual Meeting
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21-0276 1  Committee MinutesCOMMITTEE MINUTES Approval of the minutes from the meeting of 04/13/2021   Not available Not available
21-0223 1 EASEMENT REQUEST EASEMENT REQUEST EASEMENT REQUESTEasement RequestEASEMENT REQUEST Request: Requesting authorization for the Forest Preserves of Cook County (the “Forest Preserves”) to grant a permanent easement and a temporary easement to Illinois Department of Transportation (“IDOT”) at IL Route 7 (Southwest Highway) and 131st Street in the Groundhog Slough forest preserve for less than 0.2 acres for roadway improvements. Reason: Permanent and temporary easements are needed at the northwest corner of Southwest Highway and 131st Street as part of a larger drainage improvement project between 131st and 135th Streets. This road segment has experienced severe flooding due to inadequate drainage infrastructure. Stormwater would be conveyed via new storm sewers and improved ditches to Mill Creek and the Cal Sag Channel. The proposed drainage improvements will allow for more effective management of the water levels at McGinnis Slough, which drains via storm sewer to the ditch along Southwest Highway. A small permanent easement is needed on Forest Preserves land adjoining the roadways for slight roadway widening, installation of traffic signal   Not available Not available