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File #: 190529    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/6/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/13/2019
Title: Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Kensington North of Lehigh Redevelopment Area, identified by house number and street address as 2159 East Monmouth street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Jose Tirado and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: KENSINGTON NORTH OF LEHIGH REDEVELOPMENT AREA, REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 19052900, 2. Signature19052900

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Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Kensington North of Lehigh Redevelopment Area, identified by house number and street address as 2159 East Monmouth street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Jose Tirado 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 August 20, 1963, certified the Kensington North of Lehigh Redevelopment Area (“Kensington North of Lehigh”) as a redevelopment area and has completed a detailed redevelopment area plan for Kensington North of Lehigh dated April 19, 2016; and

WHEREAS, The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter “Redevelopment Authority”) has prepared a redevelopment contract for a portion of Kensington North of Lehigh, identified by house number and street address as 2159 East Monmouth street (the “Property”).  The area of the Property is bounded as follows:

 

2159 East Monmouth street. All that certain lot or piece of ground with the buildings and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate on the said northeasterly side of Monmouth street at the distance of four hundred eight feet eight inches southeastwardly from the southeasterly side of Amber street, in the Twenty-fifth Ward of the City of Philadelphia;  Containing in front or breadth on said Monmouth street fourteen feet and extending of that width in length or depth northeastwardly between line parallel with said Amber street on the northwest line thereof forty-six feet three and seven eighths inches and on the southeast line thereof forty-six feet one and five-eighths inches to a certain three feet six inches wide alley which extends southeast from Amber street to Trenton avenue.

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

WHEREAS, Jose Tirado 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 Kensington North of Lehigh 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 Jose Tirado (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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