Special City Council Meeting – March 24, 2016

City Council will meet at 9:30 a.m. Thursday, March 24 to vote on transferring 2.6 acres in northwest Springfield to BNSF to build a new connection track – known as the West Wye – for coal trains headed to CU’s power plant in southwest Springfield.

Council Bill 2016-068. (Hosmer)

A special ordinance authorizing the City Manager, or designee, to enter into a Real Estate Transfer Agreement with BNSF Railway Company (BNSF), to transfer certain property underlying the West Wye Connector project (the “Project”) to BNSF, and finding that the Project supports the public purposes of improving public safety, providing a more efficient rail system, and promoting economic development in central Springfield.
Documents: 2016-068.PDF