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File #: 150496-A    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/21/2015 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 10/1/2015
Title: Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 58 by striking from the City Plan and vacating Melon Street from Park Avenue to Ridge Avenue and striking from the City Plan and abandoning a portion of a right-of-way reserved for drainage purposes and water main purposes in the bed of former Potts Street from Thirteenth Street to Broad Street, south of Fairmount Avenue, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: CITY PLAN, STRIKE FROM & VACATE
Attachments: 1. 150496 - Exhibit, As Amended.pdf, 2. Bill No. 150496-A02, As Amended on Floor.pdf, 3. CertifiedCopy150496-A02.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
10/14/20152 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
10/1/20150 CITY COUNCIL PASSEDPass14:0 Action details Not available
9/17/20151 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
9/17/20152 CITY COUNCIL AMENDED   Action details Not available
9/17/20152 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
9/10/20151 CITY COUNCIL RECONSIDEREDPass15:0 Action details Not available
9/10/20151 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON FINAL PASSAGE CALENDAR FOR NEXT MEETING.   Action details Not available
9/10/20151 CITY COUNCIL READ   Action details Not available
6/18/20151 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass15:0 Action details Not available
6/11/20151 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/11/20151 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/11/20151 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/8/20150 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/8/20150 Committee on Streets and Services HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/8/20150 Committee on Streets and Services AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/8/20151 Committee on Streets and Services REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/21/20150 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  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 Melon Street from Park Avenue to Ridge Avenue and striking from the City Plan and abandoning a portion of a right-of-way reserved for drainage purposes and water main purposes in the bed of former Potts Street from Thirteenth Street to Broad Street, south of Fairmount Avenue, all 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:

a) Striking from the City Plan and vacating Melon Street from Park Avenue to Ridge Avenue.

b) Striking from the City Plan and abandoning a portion of a right-of-way reserved for drainage purposes and water main purposes in the bed of former Potts Street from Thirteenth Street to Broad Street, south of Fairmount Avenue, the said portion proposed to be stricken extending from the westerly side of said Thirteenth Street to a point approximately three-hundred sixty-four 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;

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