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File #: 210282    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 4/8/2021 In control: Committee on Public Property and Public Works
On agenda: Final action: 6/17/2021
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 Delaware River and the Tacony-Holmesburg section of the Delaware River Trail, under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Henon
Indexes: PROPERTY ACQUISITIONS, PUBLIC PROPERTY
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21028200.pdf, 2. CertifiedCopy21028200
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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 Delaware River and the Tacony-Holmesburg section of the Delaware River Trail, under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. The Commissioner of Public Property, on behalf of the City, isauthorized 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 Ordinancealong the Delaware River and the Tacony-Holmesburg section of the Delaware River Trail connecting the Tacony Boat Launch to Pennypack on the Delaware and the Frankford Boat Launch, for the purpose of making, enlarging, extending, operating and maintaining publicparks for public recreation use.

SECTION 2. The lands subject to this Ordinance are the following:

A. Land along the Delaware River bounded asfollows:

1. on the SOUTH by the south boundary of the City of Philadelphia property that lies immediately south of Princeton Avenue (Tacony Boat Launch);

2. on the NORTH by the south boundary of the City of Philadelphia property that lies immediately south of Pennypack Path (the City park known as Pennypack on the Delaware);

3. on the EAST, following the course of the Delaware River, by the Bulkhead Line of the north or northwest side of the Delaware River as amended by the Secretary of War September 10, 1940;and

4. on the WEST, following the course of the DelawareRiver,

(A) from the south side of the City of Philadelphia property that lies immediately south of Princeton Avenue (Tacony Boat Launch) along a common prope...

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