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File #: 190121    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 2/21/2019 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 5/16/2019
Title: Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 194 by striking from the City Plan the southerly ten feet wide portion of Berks Street from Howard Street to Hope Street in order to conform more closely with existing conditions, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Quiñones Sánchez, Councilmember Green
Indexes: CITY PLAN, STRIKE FROM & VACATE
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy19012100.pdf

Title

Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 194 by striking from the City Plan the southerly ten feet wide portion of Berks Street from Howard Street to Hope Street in order to conform more closely with existing conditions, under certain terms and conditions.

 

Body

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. 194 by striking from the City Plan the southerly ten feet wide portion of Berks Street from Howard Street to Hope Street in order to conform more closely with existing conditions.

 

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.

 

b)                     The filing of an agreement, satisfactory to the City Solicitor, by the party in interest, to release, indemnify, and defend the City from all damages or claims for damages that may arise by reason of the City Plan changes authorized herein.

 

c)                     The payment by the party in interest of the cost of advertising the public hearing by the Board of Surveyors on the City Plan changes authorized by this Ordinance.

 

SECTION 4.  This Ordinance shall not become effective unless the sum of two hundred dollars ($200.00), toward costs thereof, is paid into the City Treasury within one hundred and twenty (120) days after this Ordinance becomes law.

 

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