Glen Carl Walbridge Meadowbrook Golf Course property 3507 Madison Avenue

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Glen Carl Walbridge
Meadowbrook Golf Course property
3507 Madison Avenue - re- be Madison Avenue Project Hits Right-Of-Way...
re- be Madison Avenue Project Hits Right-Of-Way The Madison Avenue extension project, begun under the previous city administration to provide the missing link between 29th and 38th streets, is running into snags which could delay construction bids for the roadway portion past mid-summer. Availability of money from the local road and street fund may be the chief problem, but negoiiations to obtain the necessary right-of-way indicate it may take condemnation proceeding.? to get the project moving once funds are available. City Attorney Jack Campbell noted the city Is ready to begin construction, with the sin- gle exception of a 50-foot strip on properly owned by former city refuse contractor Glen Walbridge. Negotiations, he said, evidently broke off between the previous administration and Walbridge, and there is no record of an offer made to Walbridge for right-of-way purposes. Part of the problem, Campbell said, stems from appraisals showing estimates as low as $1,480 to as high as $4,000. The board of works Monday night indicated condemnation may be instituted in this case, once a fair offer to Walbridge for an casement for right-of-way can be determined. Former works board chairman Robert Hodson had mentioned before the last administration Ml office that it was difficult to understand why property owners along (he project area appeared to hold out for a higher settlement since Ihe benefit from the Madison Avenue extension would greatly exceed the damage. What llodson was saying at that lime was properly values would very likely go up with completion of the project. II was noted Monday night Ihe property is zoned for commercial use. Current board chairman Chester Law. rence asked that a recommendation be ready at the next hoard meeting on an casement offer, with Ihe probable expectation lhat condemnation would follow. Attempts Io negotiate a settlement with Walbridge go back several months inlo previous administration, ami it wasn't until about Ihe lime that administration left office thai a disputed four-year-old claim for S6S.720 turned up. Walbridge claimed Pltoil T u r n To Fo 5 . 1

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  1. Anderson Herald,
  2. 28 Mar 1972, Tue,
  3. Page 1

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