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File #: 170856    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 10/5/2017 In control: Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2017
Title: Authorizing the Commissioner of the Department of Public Property to acquire a trestle over Germantown Avenue just below Cresheim Valley Drive and to enter into an agreement to license from PECO Energy Company a certain strip of land running parallel to a portion of Cresheim Creek, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Bass
Indexes: PECO
Attachments: 1. 170856 - Exhibit Set, As Introduced.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy17085600.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsVideo
12/20/20170 MAYOR SIGNED  Action details Not available
12/14/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCILPass Action details Not available
12/7/20170 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR  Action details Not available
12/6/20170 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING NOTICES SENT  Action details Not available
12/6/20170 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs HEARING HELD  Action details Not available
12/6/20170 Committee on Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED  Action details Not available
10/5/20170 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and ReferredPass Action details Not available

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Authorizing the Commissioner of the Department of Public Property to acquire a trestle over Germantown Avenue just below Cresheim Valley Drive and to enter into an agreement to license from PECO Energy Company a certain strip of land running parallel to a portion of Cresheim Creek, all under certain terms and conditions.

 

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

 

                     SECTION 1. The Commissioner of the Department of Public Property, on behalf of the City, is hereby authorized to acquire a trestle  (also known as the Abandoned Pennsylvania Railroad Fort Washington Branch Bridge at S.R. 4007 Germantown Avenue) (the “Trestle”), through a donation from PECO Energy Company, generally in the area identified as the “Trestle Location” in Exhibit B to this Ordinance, and authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property to execute all other documents necessary or appropriate for the purpose of acquiring the Trestle. 

 

SECTION 2.  The Commissioner of the Department of Public Property is hereby authorized to enter into a License Agreement between PECO Energy Company as Licensor and the City of Philadelphia as Licensee for a strip of land running parallel along the Cresheim Creek from Wissahickon Valley Park to the intersection of Stenton Avenue and Cresheim Valley Drive (as generally shown in Exhibit B), based substantially on the terms set forth in Exhibit A hereto.

 

 

                       SECTION 3.   The City Solicitor is authorized by this ordinance to include in the License Agreement such terms and provisions as the City Solicitor deems necessary or appropriate to protect the interests of the City.

 

 

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