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File #: 160935    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 10/20/2016 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 10/27/2016
Title: Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Greenwich Redevelopment Area, identified by house number and street address as 2114 South Seventh street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with ATL Development Corporation and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: GREENWICH REDEVELOPMENT AREA, REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 16093500.pdf, 2. Signature16093500.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 Greenwich Redevelopment Area, identified by house number and street address as 2114 South Seventh street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with ATL Development Corporation and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.

 

 

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WHEREAS, In accordance with the provisions of the Urban Redevelopment Law, being the Act of May 24, 1945, P.L. 991, as amended and supplemented, the City Planning Commission of the City of Philadelphia has on February 3, 1970, certified the Greenwich Redevelopment Area as a redevelopment area and has completed a detailed redevelopment area plan for the Greenwich Redevelopment Area dated February 1970 (hereinafter “Greenwich”); and

 

WHEREAS, The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter “Redevelopment Authority”) has prepared a redevelopment contract for a portion of Greenwich, identified by house number and street address as 2114 South Seventh street (the “Property”).  The area of the Property is bounded as follows:

 

2114 South Seventh street.

 

ALL THAT CERTAIN lot or piece of ground with the buildings and appurtenances thereto, if any, beginning at the point of intersection of the west side of Seventh street (fifty feet wide) and the south side of Cantrell street (thirty feet wide);  Containing in front or breadth on the said Seventh street sixteen feet and extending of that width in length or depth westward fifty-three feet eight inches to a point.

 

The said redevelopment contract is in substantial conformity with the redevelopment area plan approved by Council; and

 

WHEREAS, ATL Development Corporation 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 Greenwich Redevelopment 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 ATL Development Corporation (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.  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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