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File #: 100464    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 6/10/2010 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 12/9/2010
Title: Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 58 by striking from the City Plan and vacating Olive Street from Tenth Street to Hutchinson Street and Hutchinson Street from Olive Street to Brown Street, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Clarke
Indexes: CITY PLAN, STRIKE FROM & VACATE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy10046400.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
1/5/20110 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/9/20100 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
12/2/20100 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/2/20100 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/2/20100 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
11/18/20100 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
11/18/20100 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
11/18/20100 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
6/10/20100 CITY COUNCIL Referred   Action details Not available
6/10/20100 CITY COUNCIL IntroducedPass  Action details Not available
 
Title
Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 58 by striking from the City Plan and vacating Olive Street from Tenth Street to Hutchinson Street and Hutchinson Street from Olive Street to Brown Street, under certain terms and conditions.
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
 
SECTION 1.  Pursuant to Section 11-403 of The Philadelphia Code, the Board of Surveyors of the Department of Streets is hereby authorized to revise the lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 58 by:
  1. Striking from the City Plan and vacating Olive Street from Tenth Street to Hutchinson Street.
  2. Striking from the City Plan and vacating Hutchinson Street from Olive Street to Brown Street.
 
SECTION 2.  This authorization is conditional upon compliance with the following requirements within two (2) years from the date this Ordinance becomes law:
  1. The filing of an agreement, satisfactory to the City Solicitor, by the owner or owners of property affected thereby, to release the City from all damages or claims for damages which may arise by reason of the City Plan changes authorized herein; in lieu thereof, only after the party in interest has demonstrated best efforts to obtain such agreements and such efforts are unsuccessful, the party in interest shall file an agreement and a bond, with corporate surety, satisfactory to the City Solicitor or an irrevocable letter of credit satisfactory to the City Solicitor, to indemnify the City as aforesaid.
  2. The filing of an agreement, satisfactory to the City Solicitor, by the party in interest, to release, indemnify, and defend the City from all damages or claims for damages that may arise by reason of the City Plan changes authorized herein.
  3. The filing of an agreement, satisfactory to the City Solicitor, by the party in interest, to make any and all changes and adjustments to curbing, sidewalk paving, cartway paving, water pipe, fire hydrants, sewers, inlets and manholes, street light poles and equipment, and to other City structures either overhead, underground, or upon the surface, including the relocation, abandonment, repairing, reconstruction, cutting, and sealing of such structures and facilities which may be necessary in the judgment of the Department of Streets and the Water Department by reason of the City Plan changes authorized herein.  The agreement shall provide for the removal of all existing City-owned street lighting poles and equipment and for their delivery to the storage yard of the Street Lighting Division at 701 Ramona Avenue at no cost to the City.  The agreement shall provide for the removal of salvageable hydrants, valves, manhole covers, frames, and connections, as determined by the Water Department, and for their delivery to the storage yard of the Water Department located at Twenty-ninth Street and Cambria Street at no cost to the City.  The agreement shall also provide for the removal of salvageable cast iron manholes and covers, street inlet grates, frames and hoods, and inlet castings, as determined by the Water Department, and for their delivery to the storage yard of the Water Department located at 3201 Fox Street at no cost to the City.  The agreement shall provide that this work be completed within one year from the date of confirmation by the Board of Surveyors of the City Plan changes authorized by this Ordinance.
  4. The filing of an agreement, satisfactory to the City Solicitor, by the party in interest, to make any and all changes and adjustments to any public utility facilities which may be necessary in the judgment of PGW, PECO, Verizon, or any other public utility which maintains facilities within the streets being stricken.  The agreement shall provide that this work be completed within one year from the date of confirmation by the Board of Surveyors of the City Plan changes authorized by this Ordinance.
  5. The party in interest shall file a bond, with corporate surety, satisfactory to the City Solicitor or an irrevocable letter of credit satisfactory to the City Solicitor, in an amount satisfactory to the Department of Streets and the Water Department, to cover the cost of the work required under Section 2(c) herein.
  6. The payment by the party in interest of the cost of advertising the public hearing by the Board of Surveyors on the City Plan changes authorized by this Ordinance.
 
SECTION 3.  The provisions of The Philadelphia Code, Section 14-2104(3)(g), relating to dead end streets, shall not apply to Olive Street as affected by this Ordinance.
 
SECTION 4.  This Ordinance shall not become effective unless the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00), toward costs thereof, is paid into the City Treasury within one hundred and twenty (120) days after this Ordinance becomes law.
 
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