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File #: 190985    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 12/5/2019 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/12/2019
Title: Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Point Breeze Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 1324-1332 South Capitol street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Community Justice Land Trust and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Councilmember Johnson
Indexes: POINT BREEZE URBAN RENEWAL AREA, REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 19098500, 2. Signature19098500

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Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the Point Breeze Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 1324-1332 South Capitol street; and authorizing the Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Community Justice Land Trust 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 Point Breeze Urban Renewal Area (hereinafter “Point Breeze”), which said plan and proposal were approved by Ordinance of the Council on December 31, 1971, as amended; and

WHEREAS, The Redevelopment Authority has prepared a redevelopment contract for a portion of Point Breeze, identified by house number and street address as 1324-1332 South Capitol street (the “Property”).  The area of the Property is bounded as follows:

1324-1332 South Capitol street.

ALL THAT CERTAIN lot or piece of ground situated in the Thirty-sixth Ward of the City of Philadelphia and described as follows: beginning at a point on the westerly side of Capitol street (thirty feet wide) at the distance of one hundred fifty-one feet northward from the north side of Reed street (fifty feet wide);  Containing in front or breadth along the said side of Capitol street seventy feet and extending of that wide in length or depth westward between parallel lines at right angles to the said Capitol street forty-six feet to a point on the easterly side of a certain four feet wide alley that extends southward communicating with a certain other four feet wide alley that extends westward into Lambert street and eastward into the said Capitol street.

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

WHEREAS, Community Justice Land Trust 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 Point Breeze 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 Community Justice Land Trust (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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