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File #: 150475    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/14/2015 In control: Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
On agenda: Final action: 10/8/2015
Title: Authorizing the Public Property Commissioner, on behalf of the City, to accept title from Natural Lands Trust, Inc., to a certain approximately 6 acre parcel of land known as 7900 Cherokee Street or Lane, subject to a conservation easement granted by the Natural Land Trust, Inc., to Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association, and incorporating the parcel into Wissahickon Valley Park, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Bass
Indexes: EASEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 150475 - Exhibit A, As Introduced.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy15047500.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
10/20/20150 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
10/8/20150 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
10/1/20150 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
10/1/20150 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
10/1/20150 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
9/30/20150 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
9/30/20150 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
9/30/20150 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
6/4/20150 Committee on Public Property and Public Works HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/4/20150 Committee on Public Property and Public Works RECESSED   Action details Not available
5/14/20150 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
Title
Authorizing the Public Property Commissioner, on behalf of the City, to accept title from Natural Lands Trust, Inc., to a certain approximately 6 acre parcel of land known as 7900 Cherokee Street or Lane, subject to a conservation easement granted by the Natural Land Trust, Inc., to Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association, and incorporating the parcel into Wissahickon Valley Park, all under certain terms and conditions.
 
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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:
 
      SECTION 1. The Public Property Commissioner, on behalf of the City, is hereby authorized to accept as a donation a deed from Natural Lands Trust, Inc., that conveys title to the City to a certain parcel of land known as 7900 Cherokee Street (also known as 7900 Cherokee Lane) (the “Donation Parcel”), in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, generally in the area identified in Exhibit “A” to this Ordinance, subject to a conservation easement previously granted by Natural Land Trust, Inc., to the Wissahickon Valley Watershed Association by a Conservation Easement dated May 6, 1987, and authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute all other documents necessary or appropriate for the purpose of accepting title to the Donation Parcel.  
 
 
SECTION 2.    Upon vesting of title in the City, the parcel shall be deemed  incorporated into the Wissahickon Valley Park, and shall likewise be a part of the Fairmount Park System, consistent with Section 15-201 of The Philadelphia Code.
 
 
SECTION 3.  The City Solicitor is authorized to include in the deed to be executed by Natural Lands Trust, Inc., those provisions that the City Solicitor deems necessary or appropriate to protect the interests of the City, and to prepare all additional agreements and documents that the City Solicitor deems necessary or appropriate to protect the interests of the City and to properly carry out the purposes of this Ordinance.   
 
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