Six minutes, almost as long as the preceding Work Session, for this special hurry-up real estate item that couldn’t wait one day for tonight’s Regular Session.
Lowndes County Project Manager Chad McLeod explained the easement. Commissioner Mark Wisenbaker asked wasn’t there an existing implied easement. Real Estate Agent Tom McCall said there wasn’t, although what he described sounded awful like that. However, he pointed out they had no idea who they might sell the other building to (at 908 N. Patterson), so a formal easement would be prudent, plus there could be underground utility lines under the driveway.
Wisenbaker asserted that the seller, who owns both the properties, should bear the expense of the shared driveway easement before closing. Chairman Bill Slaughter said that was what they were doing with this agreement. They approved it unanimously.
Here’s a LAKE video playlist:
Videos: Special Called Meeting for a Mutual Easement
Mutual Easement Agreement,
Special Called Meeting, Lowndes County Commission (LCC),
Video by Gretchen Quarterman for Lowndes Area Knowledge Exchange (LAKE),
Valdosta, Lowndes County, Georgia, April 8, 2019.
See also the notice of this meeting and the Lowndes County Commission’s decision a month ago to buy the former office of Coleman-Talley law firm at 910 N. Patterson Street for use by the Public Defender. It seems there’s a shared driveway with the other half of the property. Why this item couldn’t wait one day for tomorrow evening’s Regular Session is mysterious. One might even say poor planning.
910 N Patterson Street, Valdosta, GA 31601, previously listed for rent for $8,206/month by RealLiving Real Estate, as “Landmark Professional Office Space available on centrally located Patterson Street. This red brick office stands out in terms of craftsmanship, quality, and location. Built-ins throughout with (16) private offices, (10) work stations, multiple conference rooms, break room, mechanical rooms, storage closet, fireproof rooms and over 2,000 SF unfinished 3rd floor open space storage. From the well appointed receptionist area to the functional layout this property was designed with the professional in mind and is sure to impress your clients.”
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