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File #: 190562    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 6/13/2019 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action: 10/17/2019
Title: Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 242 by striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of the bed of Old York Road, on the southeasterly side thereof, from a point approximately fifty-five feet southwest of Sixty-Sixth Avenue to a point approximately two-hundred eighty-four feet further southwestwardly therefrom, thereby reducing the width of Old York Road within this area, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Bass
Indexes: CITY PLAN, STRIKE FROM & VACATE
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 19056201, As Amended.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy19056201.pdf
Title
Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 242 by striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of the bed of Old York Road, on the southeasterly side thereof, from a point approximately fifty-five feet southwest of Sixty-Sixth Avenue to a point approximately two-hundred eighty-four feet further southwestwardly therefrom, thereby reducing the width of Old York Road within this area, under certain terms and conditions.
Body
THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Pursuant to Section 11-404 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. 242 by striking from the City Plan and vacating a portion of the bed of Old York Road, on the southeasterly side thereof, from a point approximately fifty-five feet southwest of Sixty-Sixth Avenue to a point approximately two-hundred eighty-four feet further southwestwardly therefrom, thereby reducing Old York Road within this area from an existing width varying from fifty-one feet to seventy feet to a new width of fifty feet.

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 pa...

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