Negotiation & Relocation

Mike Pickett
Chief Relocation & Acquisition Officer, (Relocation Assistance)
1409 Coliseum Boulevard
Montgomery, Alabama 36110
(334)242-6193

MISSION:

The Relocation Assistance Section is responsible for all acquisition and disposal matters, including coordinating with the Legal Section on all matters referred for judicial process. For detailed and required procedural information, please refer to the "Negotiation & Acquisition Manual".

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The responsibilities of this section are further categorized as follows...

  • Relocation - The Relocation Subsection is responsible for all matters relating to Relocation Advisory Assistance and Relocation payments. For detailed and required procedural information, please refer to the "Relocation Manual."
  • Coordination - The Coordinating Subsection is responsible for statewide coordination of all real estate acquisition functions performed by the Bureau. It is the function and responsibility of this Subsection to initiate right of way work on each project and to see that all phases of work are carried through to completion.
  • Property Management - The Property Management Subsection is responsible for all matters pertaining to improvements inventory, disposal of buildings, and excess land. For detailed and required procedural information, please refer to "Property Management Manual."
  • Legal - The Transportation Department's legal staff was created by an Act of the 1963 Legislature. The Legal Division is physically located in the Transportation Building. Condemnation cases are generally handled by local attorneys who are approved as Deputy Attorneys General by the Attorney General and approved by the Governor. Staff counsel is occasionally utilized on some of the more unusual cases. All transactions between the Legal Division and the Bureau of Right of Way are documented in such a manner as to support the State's claim for Federal participation. For further information, see the "Negotiation & Acquisition Manual."
NEGOTIATION & RELOCATION CONTACTS
Mike Pickett Chief Relocation & Acquisition Officer (334)242-6193 pickettmi@dot.state.al.us
Marqaret Stokes-Davis Senior ROW Specialist (334)242-6817 stokesma@dot.state.al.us
Judy Campbell Senior ROW Specialist (334)242-6195 campbellju@dot.state.al.us
Marie Thomas ROW Specialist (334)242-6190 thomasm@dot.state.al.us
Dee Kennerson ROW Specialist (334)242-6194 kennersond@dot.state.al.us

Negotiations: Manual & Forms

For the MANUAL click the following... Negotiations Manual

ROW-4 Fee Simple Warranty Deed The regular deed form for ROW acquisition Word
ROW-6 ROW Deed for Public Road Used for Permanent Easements Word
ROW-6A Deed for Temporary Easement Used for Temporary Construction Easement
ROW-10-C Contract Services Letter Contract for Right of Way services Word
ROW-12-A Agreement Agreement between State and property owner Word
ROW-12-A(TCE) Agreement (Temporary Construction Easement) Agreement between State and property owner Word
ROW-13 Offer Letter Two types of offer letters (hand delivered and negotiations by mail) used to acquire right of way Word
ROW-13 Offer Letter (Alternate Offer) Two types of offer letters (hand delivered and negotiations by mail) used to acquire right of way Word
ROW-14 Right of Entry Letter Authorization letter provided to Right of Way by property owner for the purpose of property owner’s authorization for DOT to enter property prior to obtaining title Word
ROW-15 Acquisition Information Letter Letter to property owner to inform of intended acquisition by DOT Word
ROW-25 Acquisition Invoice Invoice Word
ROW-RA-10 Negotiator’s Report Form used to record the negotiation process Word
ROW-RA-11 Relocation Assistance Contact Report Form used to record the relocation process Word
ROW Clauses Deed Clauses Clauses that can be added to deeds according to the situation Word

Relocation: Manual & Forms

For the MANUAL click the following... Relocation Assistance Manual

ROW-RA-1 Preliminary Project Relocation Analysis Displacement and Replacement Housing Inventory Estimate Word
ROW-RA-2 Project Relocation Analysis Inventory of Displacees and Occupied Improvements Word
ROW-RA-3 Relocation Inventory Relocation Inventory for Residential Word
ROW-RA-3A Relocation Inventory Relocation Inventory for Business, Farm & Non-Profit Organization Word
ROW-RA-6 Data on Comparable Housing Description of Comparable House Word
ROW-RA-7 Replacement Housing Payment Determination Computation of Replacement Housing Payment Word
ROW-RA-7M Replacement Housing Payment Determination for Mobile Homes Computation of Replacement Housing Payment for Mobile Homes word
ROW-RA-11 Relocation Assistance Contact Report Report of Contacts with Relocatees Word
ROW-RA-12 Application for Moving & Related Expenses Payment for Moving Expenses for Residential Word
ROW-RA-12-1 Application for Moving & Related Expenses Payment for Moving Expenses for Business, Farm, & Non-Profit Organizations Word
ROW-RA-12-A Claim for Re-Establishment Expenses Payment of Re-Establishment Expenses for Business, Farm, & Non-Profit Organizations Word
ROW-RA-12-B Searching Expense Payment for Searching Expenses for Business, Farm, or Non-Profit Organizations Word
ROW-RA-13-A Affidavit Qualifications for Fixed Moving Payment for Business & Farm Word
ROW-RA-15 Replacement Property Inspection Report Certifying Replacement Dwelling is DS & S Word
ROW-RA-16 Application for Replacement Housing Payment Payment for Replacement Housing Payment for Residential Word
ROW-RA-17 Application for Increased Interest Cost Payment of Obtaining Higher Interest Rate for Replacement Dwelling Word
ROW-RA-18 Agreement for Advanced Replcaement Housing Payment Payment for Replacement Housing Payment for Residential Word
ROW-RA-19 Affidavit Certify Income of Displaced Tenant Word
ROW-RA-19-A Affidavit Certify Displaced Tenant Has No Income Word
ROW-RA-21 30-day Relocation Notice Letter Advising Displacee 30-days to Relocate Word
ROW-RA-22 Determination of Ad Valorem Tax Refund Payment to Property Owner for Pro-Rata Share of Ad Valorem Tax Refund Word
ROW-RA-24 Invoice Invoice Form for Payments Word
ROW-RA-25 Appeal Form Form for Relocatee to Appeal Relocation Determination Word
ROW-RA-25-A Appeal Procedures Procedure for Filing a Relocation Appeal Word
ROW-RA-28 Relocation Assistance Certificate For Certifying Relocatees have been Relocated from the Project Word
ROW-RA-29 Certification of Legal Status in the Unites States Certification Verifying Legal Residency for Individual/Family Word
ROW-RA-30 Certification of Legal Residency/Business Status in the United States Certificate Verifying Legal Residency for Business Word
ROW-RA-31 Estimate to Relocate Personalty Form For Moving Companies To Provide Moving Cost Estimates Word
ROW-RA-32 Inventory Inventory Of Personal Property For Business, Farm Or Non-Profit Organization Word
ROW-RA-33 Bid Of Replacement Cost New For Replacement Housing Computation Form Used For Building Contractors For Estimating Replacement Cost New For Replacement Dwelling Word
ROW-RA-34 Relocation Information Letter Letter To Property Owner To Inform Of Intended Acquisition Word
ROW-RA-35 Business Relocation Offer Letter Letter To Property Owner To Inform Of Intended Acquisition Word
ROW-RA-9-MH-O-T Relocation Offer Offer For Mobile Home Owners That Rent Their Lot Word
ROW-RA-9-0-90 Notice Of Eligibility For Relocation Assistance 90-Day Notice 180 Day Owners Word
ROW-RA-9-T-90 Notice Of Eligibility For Relocation Assistance 90 Day Notice for Tenants Word
PM-5A Lease Form (State as Lessee) Rentals for use in Replacement Housing Computations or for Displaced Tenants Word
PM-5B Lease Form (State as Lessee) State Lease of Property Subject to ALDOT Acquisition Word
ROW-RA-9-LR Notice Of Eligibility For Relocation Assistance 90 Day Notice For Last Resort Housing for Tenants Word
ROW-RA-9-BUS Notice Of Eligibility For Relocation Assistance 90 Day Notice for Business Word
ROW-RA-9-SECTION 8 Notice Of Eligibility For Relocation Assistance 90 Day Notice for Section 8 Tenants Word
OAS -1 Notice Of Eligibility For Relocation Assistance 90 Day Notice for Section 8 Tenants Word
N/A Certificate of Compliance Certificate of Compliance with the Beason-Hammon Alabama Taxpayer and Citizen Protection Act (Act 2011-535, as amended by Act 2012-491) PDF

Property Management: Manual & Forms

For the MANUAL click the following... Property Management Manual

PM-1 Rental Rate Data Form for Determination and Approval of Rental Rate Word
PM-5_Lease Lease Form (State as Lessee) State Lease of Property Subject to ALDOT Acquisition Word
PM-5_Lease (Tract Specific) Standard Lease Tract Specific Form Lease for Renting Acquired Properties Prior to Construction and for Lease of State Owned Property for Housing of Last Resort Word
PM-10 Performance Remittance/Satisfaction Form Applicant Has or Has Not Satisfied Requirements of the Agreement Excel
PM-15 Bidder's Form Bid Proposal Form for Structures Word
Property Insurance Request Form Property Insurance Request Form Form for Insuring State Owned Structures Adobe PDF
SJ-128(SWA) Special Work Authorization Form Form for services other than Appraisals Word
SJ-128(SWA)_Appraisals Special Work Authorization Form Form for Appraisal and Administrative Cost Word
PM-7 Property Management Record Individual Tract Record Word
PM-7A Property Management Record Total Project Tract Record Excel
RC-1 Rodent Control Form Field Inspection Report for Rodent Control Word
PMPC Lease Standard Lease Post Construction Lease for Parking and Secondary Leasing of Acquired Properties Prior to Construction Word

Outdoor Advertising: Manual & Forms

For the MANUAL click the following... Outdoor Advertising Manual

OAS-1 Outdoor Advertising Sign Inventory for Right of Way Project Word
OAS-7 Short Form Appraisal: Outdoor Advertising Sign word