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File #: 190308    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 4/25/2019 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 307 by striking from the City Plan and vacating the southerly twenty feet wide portion of Vine Street from Seventeenth Street to Eighteenth Street, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Greenlee
Indexes: CITY PLAN, STRIKE FROM & VACATE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19030800.pdf
Title
Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 307 by striking from the City Plan and vacating the southerly twenty feet wide portion of Vine Street from Seventeenth Street to Eighteenth Street, 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. 307 by striking from the City Plan and vacating the southerly twenty feet wide portion of Vine Street from Seventeenth Street to Eighteenth Street.

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 filing of an agreement, satisfactory to the City Solicitor, by the party in interest, to make any and all changes and adjustments to curbing, sidewalk paving, cartway paving, water pipe, fire hydrants, sewers, inlets and manholes, street light poles and equipment, and to other City structures either overhea...

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