Right-of-Way Costs

Res #: 5-09M
Number: 5
Year: 2009
Midterm: Yes
Expired: Yes
Responses Received: No
Departments: Matters Pertaining to SARM

WHEREAS the purchase of a right-of-way is required for road construction projects on MREP and CTP roads to meet the construction standards; and


WHEREAS the right-of-way purchase is a direct cost of the road construction project and is not an eligible expenditure;


BE IT RESOLVED that the cost of right-of-way purchases for MREP and CTP roads be an eligible construction expenditure;


BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the maximum claimable compensation be set by the program administrators whereby a multiple can be applied to the assessed value of land or any other criteria that is able to provide the landowner a reasonable level of compensation.