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File #: 2021-446    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/15/2021 In control: Board of Directors Workshop Meeting
On agenda: 11/18/2021 Final action: 11/18/2021
Title: Purchase of 707 and 713 Conner St, Detroit, MI
Sponsors: Randal Brown
Indexes: General Counsel

Purchase of 707 and 713 Conner St, Detroit, MI

Agenda of: November 18, 2021
Item No.: 2021-446
Amount: $45,000.00

TO: The Honorable
Board of Directors
Great Lakes Water Authority

FROM: Suzanne R. Coffey, P.E.
Interim Chief Executive Officer
Great Lakes Water Authority

DATE: November 15, 2021

RE: Purchase of 707 and 713 Conner St, Detroit, MI


Upon recommendation and opinion of Randal M. Brown, General Counsel, the Board of Directors (Board) for the Great Lakes Water Authority (GLWA):
(1) Approves the purchase of 707 and 713 Conner St., Detroit, MI from Colleen Kuhn and Marcolleen, LLC (Kuhn); and
(2) Authorizes the Interim Chief Executive Officer to take such other action as may be necessary to accomplish the intent of this vote, including the execution of the Purchase Agreement and closing documents.

To provide the ability to safely and reliably isolate the Freud Pump Station wet well, and pump dry weather sanitary sewage to the WRRF, GLWA needs to construct an access shaft and sanitary pump station east of the Freud Sewage Pumping Station. Working with Arcadis, GLWA's consultant on this project, GLWA has identified properties that it needs to acquire adjacent to the Ashland and Fox Creek interceptors. Two properties adjacent to the interceptors and near the Freud Sewage Pumping Station are owned by Colleen Kuhn and Marcolleen, LLC (Kuhn). GLWA inquired to purchase these properties. Kuhn is willing to sell the properties to GLWA for $45,000.00 plus closing costs. 713 Conner is a vacant two family flat. 707 Conner is vacant land. Additional land acquisitions are necessary to support the construction of the access shaft.

There are sufficient funds allocated for the access shaft construction in the CIP to acquire the land.
This matter was presented to the Legal Committee on November 18, 2021. The Legal Committee unanimously recommended that the...

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