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File #: 140102    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/20/2014 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 4/24/2014
Title: Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 308 by striking from the City Plan and vacating Cypress Street from Broad Street to Watts Street and reserving and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for various utility purposes, such as may be necessary, within a portion of Cypress Street being stricken, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: CITY PLAN, STRIKE FROM & VACATE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy14010200.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
5/6/20140 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
4/24/20140 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
4/10/20140 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
4/10/20140 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
4/3/20140 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
4/3/20140 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
4/3/20140 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
2/20/20140 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 308 by striking from the City Plan and vacating Cypress Street from Broad Street to Watts Street and reserving and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for various utility purposes, such as may be necessary, within a portion of Cypress Street being stricken, 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. 308 by:
a) Striking from the City Plan and vacating Cypress Street from Broad Street to Watts Street.
b) Reserving and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes, water main purposes, gas main purposes, and public utility purposes, such as may be necessary, within the portion of Cypress Street being stricken from Watts Street to a point approximately sixty feet westwardly therefrom.

SECTION 2. This authorization is conditional upon compliance with the following requirements within two (2) years from the date this Ordinance becomes law:
a) The filing of an agreement, satisfactory to the City Solicitor, by the owner(s) 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 release the City as aforesaid.
b) 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 fo...

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