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File #: 200689    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: ADOPTED
File created: 12/3/2020 In control: CITY COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 12/10/2020
Title: Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the West Parkside Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 1728 North Fifty-first street; and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Salima Cunningham and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.
Sponsors: Councilmember Jones
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 20068900, 2. Signature20068900

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Approving the redevelopment contract of the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority for the redevelopment and urban renewal of a portion of the West Parkside Urban Renewal Area, identified by house number and street address as 1728 North Fifty-first street; and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute the redevelopment contract with Salima Cunningham and to take such action as may be necessary to effectuate the redevelopment contract.

 

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WHEREAS, The Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority (hereinafter the "Redevelopment Authority") has prepared and submitted an urban renewal plan and a redevelopment proposal for the redevelopment of the West Parkside Urban Renewal Area (hereinafter "West Parkside"), which said plan and proposal were approved by Ordinance of the Council on June 13, 2002, as amended; and

 

WHEREAS, The Redevelopment Authority has prepared a redevelopment contract for a portion of West Parkside, identified by house number and street address as 1728 North Fifty-first street (the "Property"). The area of the Property is bounded as follows:

 

1728 North Fifty-first street.                     All that certain lot or piece of ground with the building and appurtenances thereto, if any, situate in the Fifty-second Ward of the City of Philadelphia and being described as follows; situate on the northwesterly side of Fifty-first street at the distance of eighty-eight feet southwesterly of the southwest side of Parkside avenue and extending; Thence containing in front or breadth on the said northwesterly side of Fifty-first street sixteen feet and extending that width in length or depth northwestward between parallel lines at right angles to the said Fifty-first street eighty-two and sixty-two hundredths feet to a three and thirty-seven hundredths feet wide alley which leads to Viola street.

 

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

 

WHEREAS, Salima Cunningham 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 West Parkside 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 Salima Cunningham (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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