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File #: 160458    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/12/2016 In control: Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
On agenda: Final action: 6/16/2016
Title: Authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to accept title to all or a portion of the parcels of land in the area bounded by North Street, North 18th Street, Wallace Street, and North 19th Street; and amending Chapter 15-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fairmount Park System," to include such properties among the areas designated as part of the Fairmount Park System; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: FAIRMOUNT PARK SYSTEM
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy16045800.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
9/6/20160 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/16/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/9/20160 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/9/20160 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass  Action details Not available
6/9/20160 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/8/20160 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/8/20160 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/8/20160 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/12/20160 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass  Action details Not available
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Authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to accept title to all or a portion of the parcels of land in the area bounded by North Street, North 18th Street, Wallace Street, and North 19th Street; and amending Chapter 15-200 of The Philadelphia Code, entitled "Fairmount Park System," to include such properties among the areas designated as part of the Fairmount Park System; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. The Commissioner of Public Property is hereby authorized, on behalf of the City, to accept title to all or a portion of the parcels of land in the area bounded by North Street, North 18th Street, Wallace Street, and North 19th Street (collectively "The Spring Gardens"), and the Commissioner of Public Property and the Commissioner of Parks and Recreation are authorized to execute all other documents necessary or appropriate for the purpose of accepting title to The Spring Gardens.

SECTION 2. The City Solicitor is hereby authorized to include such provisions in the deed(s) conveying title or other documents necessary or appropriate for the purpose of accepting title that the City Solicitor deems necessary or prudent to protect the interests of the City.

SECTION 3. Chapter 15-200 of The Philadelphia Code is hereby amended to read as follows:

CHAPTER 15-200. FAIRMOUNT PARK SYSTEM.

ยง15-201. Jurisdictional Areas.

The following areas are part of the Fairmount Park System and shall be under the care and jurisdiction of the Department of Parks and Recreation:

* * * "The Spring Gardens", and other areas which by ordinance have been or will be designated as part of that System.

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SECTION 4. Section 3 of this Ordinance shall not take effect until the City has taken title to The Spring Gardens. The remainder of this Ordinance shall take effect immediately.



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