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File #: 160309    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 4/14/2016 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/21/2016
Title: Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the West Fairhill/East Tioga/Hunting Park Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 809 West Tioga street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with William E. Gonzalez and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez
Indexes: REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY, WEST FAIRHILL/EAST TIOGA/HUNTING PARK URBAN RERNEWAL AREA
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 16030900.pdf, 2. Signature16030900.pdf

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Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the West Fairhill/East Tioga/Hunting Park Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 809 West Tioga street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with William E. Gonzalez and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.

 

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WHEREAS, The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter "Redevelopment Authority") has prepared and submitted an urban renewal plan and a redevelopment proposal for the redevelopment of the West Fairhill/East Tioga/Hunting Park Urban Renewal Area,  (hereinafter "West Fairhill"), which said plan and proposal were approved by Ordinance of the Council on April 7, 2005, as amended; and

 

WHEREAS, The Redevelopment Authority has prepared a redevelopment contract for a portion of West Fairhill, identified by house number and street address as 809 West Tioga street (the “Property”).  The area of the Property is bounded as follows:

 

809 West Tioga street.

 

ALL THAT CERTAIN lot or piece of ground with the buildings and appurtenances thereto, if any beginning at a point on the northerly side of Tioga street, (fifty feet wide) measured the distance of fifty-four feet four and one-half inches westwardly from the westerly side of Eighth street in the Forty-third Ward of the City of Philadelphia;  Containing in front or breadth on the said northerly side of Tioga street thirteen feet one and one-half inches and extending of that width in length of depth northward between parallel lines at right angles to the said Tioga street forty-one feet six inches.

 

The said redevelopment contract is in substantial conformity with the amended urban renewal plan and the amended redevelopment proposal approved by the Council; and

 

WHEREAS, William E. Gonzalez desires to enter into the said redevelopment contract for the Property.

 

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, That the redevelopment contract submitted by the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter "Redevelopment Authority") for the redevelopment of that portion of the West Fairhill/East Tioga/Hunting Park Urban Renewal Area, as hereinabove more particularly described, is hereby approved.  City Council authorizes the Redevelopment Authority to proceed with minor changes in substantial conformity with the hereby approved redevelopment contract.  The Redevelopment Authority is authorized to execute the hereby approved redevelopment contract with William E. Gonzalez (hereinafter "Redeveloper").  The Redevelopment Authority and the Redeveloper are authorized to take such action in substantial conformity to the redevelopment contract as may be necessary to carry it out.

 

RESOLVED, The Redevelopment Authority and the Redeveloper are authorized to prepare or cause to be prepared for introduction into the Council such ordinances or resolutions as may be necessary for changes in zoning, streets, alleys, public ways, street patterns, location and relocation of public utilities, and related items which are required in order to facilitate and effectuate the redevelopment contract hereby approved.  Accordingly, the Council hereby declares that it will cooperate in helping to carry out the redevelopment contract and requests the various officials, departments, boards and agencies of the City having administrative responsibilities in the premises likewise to cooperate to such end and to exercise their respective functions and powers in a manner consistent with the redevelopment contract.

 

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