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File #: 190566    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 6/13/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 6/20/2019
Title: Authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Land Bank deeds conveying title to certain properties located in the Third Councilmanic District pursuant to the requirements of the Commonwealth Land Bank Act.
Sponsors: Councilmember Blackwell
Indexes: PHILADELPHIA LAND BANK
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 19056600, 2. Signature19056600

Title

Authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Land Bank deeds conveying title to certain properties located in the Third Councilmanic District pursuant to the requirements of the Commonwealth Land Bank Act.

Body

WHEREAS, Act 153 of 2012, 68 Pa. C.S.A. § 2101, et seq. (the "Land Bank Act")  authorized the City to create a land bank  in accordance with the Land Bank Act; and

 

WHEREAS, The City, in Bill No. 130156-A (approved December 18, 2013), authorized the creation of the Philadelphia Land Bank; and

 

WHEREAS, Under Section 2109 of the Land Bank Act, 68 Pa. C.S.A. § 2109(d)(3), a redevelopment authority, with the consent of the local governing body and without a redevelopment contract, may convey title to certain redevelopment authority property to a land bank; and

 

WHEREAS, The properties identified in this Resolution qualify for transfer from the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to the Philadelphia Land Bank as provided by Section 2109 of the Land Bank Act; and

 

WHEREAS, The transfer of the properties identified in this Resolution to the Philadelphia Land Bank will promote the public purposes for which the City created the Land Bank; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA, AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION 1. The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority is hereby authorized to execute and deliver to the Philadelphia Land Bank, without consideration, deeds conveying title to the properties listed in Exhibit "A" hereto.

 

 

 

EXHIBIT "A"

 

 

2131 S. 57th Street

1261 S. Saint Bernard Street

 

 

 

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