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File #: 140483    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/22/2014 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 6/19/2014
Title: Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 307 by striking from the City Plan and vacating a variable width portion of the southerly footway area of Vine Street from Seventeenth Street to a point approximately three-hundred four feet eastwardly therefrom, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: CITY PLAN, STRIKE FROM & VACATE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy14048300.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
8/5/20140 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/19/20140 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass16:0 Action details Not available
6/12/20140 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/12/20140 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/12/20140 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/12/20140 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK`S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/11/20140 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/11/20140 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/11/20140 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/22/20140 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 307 by striking from the City Plan and vacating a variable width portion of the southerly footway area of Vine Street from Seventeenth Street to a point approximately three-hundred four feet eastwardly therefrom, 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. 307 by striking from the City Plan and vacating a variable width portion of the southerly footway area of Vine Street from Seventeenth Street to a point approximately three-hundred four feet eastwardly therefrom.

SECTION 2. The Streets Commissioner, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, is hereby authorized to accept the grant to the City of a certain easement area for public pedestrian use, within the lines of the portion of Vine Street being stricken under authority of this Ordinance, at the ground floor level of the existing building occupying the abutting property.

SECTION 3. 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...

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