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File #: 190263    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 4/4/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 4/11/2019
Title: Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 2224-2238 North Tenth street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Philabundance and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: MODEL CITIES URBAN RENEWAL AREA, REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 19026300, 2. Signature19026300

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Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Model Cities Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 2224-2238 North Tenth street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Philabundance 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 Model Cities Urban Renewal Area (hereinafter “Model Cities”), which said plan and proposal were approved by Ordinance of the Council on December 15, 1969, as amended; and

WHEREAS, The Redevelopment Authority has prepared a redevelopment contract for a portion of Model Cities, identified by house number and street address as 2224-2238 North Tenth street (the “Property”).  The area of the Property is bounded as follows:

 

2224-2238 North Tenth street.

ALL THAT CERTAIN lot or piece of ground with any buildings and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate in the Thirty-seventh Ward of the City of Philadelphia, and described in accordance with a Plan and Survey of property by W. G. Wingate, Surveyor and Regulator of the Thirteenth Survey District, dated November 24, 1926, as follows, to wit:  Beginning at the northwest corner of Tenth street and Colona street and extending;  Thence northward along the west side of said Tenth street and at right angles to said Colona street one hundred twenty feet zero inches to the south side of Nevada street; and thence westward along the south side of Nevada street and parallel with said Colona street, three hundred sixty-five feet nine and three-quarters inches to the northeasterly side of the Philadelphia, Germantown and Norristown Railroad;  Thence southeasterly along the northeasterly side of said railroad one hundred thirty-five feet seven and seven-eighths inches to the north side of said Colona street; and thence eastward along the north side of said Colona street and parallel with said Nevada street three hundred two feet six and one-half inches to the west side of Tenth street and place of beginning. 

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

WHEREAS, Philabundance 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 Model Cities 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 Philabundance (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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