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File #: 210629    Version: 0 Name:
Type: Bill Status: IN COMMITTEE
File created: 6/24/2021 In control: Committee on Streets and Services
On agenda: Final action:
Title: Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 120 by striking from the City Plan and vacating Nicholas Street and Turner Street, each from Twentieth Street to Twenty-First Street, and reserving and placing on the City Plan rights-of-way for various utility purposes within the beds of Nicholas and Turner Streets being stricken and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said rights-of-way, all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Council President Clarke, Councilmember Parker
Indexes: LINES AND GRADES (REVISING)
Attachments: 1. Bill No. 21062900.pdf
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Authorizing the revision of lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 120 by striking from the City Plan and vacating Nicholas Street and Turner Street, each from Twentieth Street to Twenty-First Street, and reserving and placing on the City Plan rights-of-way for various utility purposes within the beds of Nicholas and Turner Streets being stricken and authorizing acceptance of the grant to the City of the said rights-of-way, all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. Pursuant to Section 11-403 of The Philadelphia Code, the Board of Surveyors of the Department of Streets is hereby authorized to revise the lines and grades on a portion of City Plan No. 120 by:

a) Striking from the City Plan and vacating Nicholas Street from Twentieth Street to Twenty-First Street.

b) Reserving and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes, water main purposes, gas main purposes, and public utility purposes within the lines of Nicholas Street being stricken.

c) Striking from the City Plan and vacating Turner Street from Twentieth Street to Twenty-First Street.

d) Reserving and placing on the City Plan a right-of-way for sewer and drainage purposes, water main purposes, gas main purposes, and public utility purposes within the lines of Turner Street being stricken.


SECTION 2. This authorization is conditional upon compliance with the following requirements within two (2) years from the date this Ordinance becomes law:

a) The filing of an agreement, satisfactory to the City Solicitor, by the owner(s) of property affected thereby, to release the City from all damages or claims for damages which may arise by reason of the City Plan changes authorized herein; in lieu thereof, only after the party in interest has demonstrated best efforts to obtain such agreements and such efforts are unsuccessful, the party in interest shall file an agreement and a bond, with corpor...

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