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File #: 140948    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/20/2014 In control: Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
On agenda: Final action: 12/11/2014
Title: Authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to accept one or more deeds to parcels of land, located at 1114-18 Locust Street, 1127-31 Waverly Street, 831-839 South Street; amending Chapter 15-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fairmount Park," to include the gardens under the jurisdiction of the Department of Parks and Recreation; and authorizing the Commissioner of the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement to lease out such property.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: AGREEMENTS, DEPARTMENT OF PARKS AND RECREATION
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy14094800.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
12/19/20140 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
12/11/20140 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
12/4/20140 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
12/4/20140 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/4/20140 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
12/1/20140 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
12/1/20140 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
12/1/20140 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
11/20/20140 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia, to accept one or more deeds to parcels of land, located at 1114-18 Locust Street, 1127-31 Waverly Street, 831-839 South Street; amending Chapter 15-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fairmount Park," to include the gardens under the jurisdiction of the Department of Parks and Recreation; and authorizing the Commissioner of the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into an agreement to lease out such property.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. The Commissioner of Public Property is hereby authorized to accept the deed(s) from PRA and other parties that convey title to the City to 1114-18 Locust Street ("Sartain Community Garden"), 831-839 South Street ("South Street Garden"), and 1127-31 Waverly Street ("Waverly Garden"), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute all other documents necessary or appropriate for the purposes of accepting title to the Parcels.

SECTION 2. Chapter 15-200 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 15-200. FAIRMOUNT PARK

ยง15-201. Jurisdictional Areas.

The following areas shall be under the care and jurisdiction of the Fairmount Park Commission:

* * * (i)1114-18 Locust Street ("Sartain Community Garden")
(ii) 1127-31 Waverly Street ("Waverly Garden")
(iii) 831-839 South Street ("South Street Garden")
and other areas which by ordinance have been or will be placed under the care and jurisdiction of that Commission.

* * *

SECTION 3. Section 2 of this Ordinance shall not take effect until the City has acquired the Gardens pursuant to all other documents necessary or appropriate for the purposes of accepting title to the Parcels. The remainder of this Ordinance shall take effect immediately.

SECTION 4. The Commissioner of the Department of Parks and Recreation is hereby autho...

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