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RESOLUTION 2009- 005 <br />A RESOLUTION BY THE BOARD OF COUNTY COMMISSIONERS <br />OF INDIAN RIVER COUNTY, FLORIDA, AMENDING <br />RESOLUTION 2008-123, DECLARING A REASONABLE <br />NECESSITY TO ACQUIRE CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY FOR THE <br />PURPOSES OF IMPROVING AND RECONSTRUCTING 16TH <br />STREET, INCLUDING SIDEWALK IMPROVEMENTS; <br />AUTHORIZING THE COUNTY ATTORNEY TO ACQUIRE THE <br />ATTACHED PROPERTIES BY THE INSTITUTION OF <br />PROCEEDINGS IN EMINENT DOMAIN, AND PROVIDING AN <br />EFFECTIVE DATE. <br />WHEREAS, Indian River County is one of the fast growing counties within the State of <br />Florida; and <br />WHEREAS, the continued growth in Indian River County has greatly increased the <br />vehicular traffic on the County roadway system; and <br />WHEREAS, the increased traffic has greatly impacted the traffic flow on east/west <br />arterial and collector roadways within the County's roadway network; and <br />WHEREAS, there is a great need to relieve congestion on State Road 60 and other <br />arterial east/west roadways within the transportation network in Indian River County by planning <br />and reconstructing 16th Street between 66th Avenue and 74th Avenue; and <br />WHEREAS, there is a need to provide alternate access route to retail stores and <br />commercial development along the State Road 60 corridor, and <br />WHEREAS, there is a great need to provide a safe, efficient roadway to carry traffic from <br />the western area of Indian River County to the eastern part of the County; and <br />WHEREAS, the Indian River County Long Range Transportation Plan includes the <br />planned construction of 16th Street as an east/west collector roadway; and <br />WHEREAS the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, having <br />considered information provided by the County Public Works Director has determined that it is <br />necessary and in the public interest to acquire fee simple title and easement interest, including a <br />temporary construction easement, in the real property identified as the Fleming parcel and more <br />particularly described in Composite Exhibit "A" for the improvement and the reconstruction of <br />16th Street; and <br />WHEREAS, the Board of County Commissioners of Indian River County, Florida is <br />authorized pursuant to Chapter 127, Florida Statutes, to acquire property by eminent domain for <br />County purposes. <br />1 <br />