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File #: 200656    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 11/19/2020 In control: Committee on Public Property and Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 2/18/2021
Title: Authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to acquire fee simple title, or a lesser interest in real estate, by purchase, dedication, donation, condemnation, agreement in lieu of condemnation, or otherwise, in parcels of land along the Schuylkill River and the Wissahickon Creek for public recreational purposes, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Indexes: PUBLIC PROPERTY
Attachments: 1. CertifiedCopy20065600.pdf
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Authorizing the Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, to acquire fee simple title, or a lesser interest in real estate, by purchase, dedication, donation, condemnation, agreement in lieu of condemnation, or otherwise, in parcels of land along the Schuylkill River and the Wissahickon Creek for public recreational purposes, under certain terms and conditions.

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WHEREAS, the City would like to acquire fee simple or lesser interest in real estate, by purchase, dedication, donation, condemnation, agreement in lieu of condemnation or otherwise, in parcels of land along the Schuylkill River and the Wissahickon Creek for public recreational purposes; and

WHEREAS, the portions of land the City desires to acquire fee simple or lesser interest in real estate connects to City of Philadelphia park land along the Wissahickon Creek; now, therefore

THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. The Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, is authorized to acquire by purchase, dedication, donation, condemnation, agreement in lieu of condemnation or otherwise, fee simple title or a lesser interest in real estate, in some or all of the parcels of land identified in Section 2 of this Ordinance along the Schuylkill River and the Wissahickon Creek, needed for the purpose of making, enlarging, extending, operating and maintaining public parks for public recreation use.

SECTION 2. The lands subject to this Ordinance include the land along the Wissahickon Creek and the Schuylkill River bounded as follows:

1. on the NORTH by southside of Ridge Avenue and continuing on Main Street; and

2. on the WEST by the southside of Pencoyd Bridge; and

3. on the EAST, following the course of the Wissahickon Creek; and

4. on the South, following the course of the Schuylkill River.


SECTION 3. The City Solicit...

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