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File #: 220457    Version: Name:
Type: Bill Status: ENACTED
File created: 5/19/2022 In control: Committee on Rules
On agenda: Final action: 6/23/2022
Title: Authorizing the Public Property Commissioner, on behalf of the City, to execute all documents necessary and appropriate, including conveyances of easements, title, and other interests in City-owned real estate, new leases and amendments to existing leases, to facilitate and support the coordinated and comprehensive development of the Delaware River waterfront, Interstate 95, and Christopher Columbus Boulevard (formerly a portion of Delaware Avenue), in the area bounded by Market Street, Pemberton Street, Front Street, and the Delaware River bulkhead line; and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute corresponding conveyances, amendments and agreements; all under certain terms and conditions.
Sponsors: Councilmember Squilla
Indexes: AGREEMENTS
Attachments: 1. 220457 - Exhibit, As Introduced (1).pdf, 2. Bill No. 22045701, As Amended.pdf, 3. CertifiedCopy22045701
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultTallyAction DetailsVideo
7/6/20221 MAYOR SIGNED   Action details Not available
6/23/20221 CITY COUNCIL READ AND PASSEDPass17:0 Action details Not available
6/16/20221 CITY COUNCIL SUSPEND THE RULES OF THE COUNCIL   Action details Not available
6/16/20221 CITY COUNCIL READ AND ORDERED PLACED ON NEXT WEEK'S SECOND READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/16/20221 CITY COUNCIL ORDERED PLACED ON THIS DAY`S FIRST READING CALENDAR   Action details Not available
6/13/20220 Committee on Rules HEARING NOTICES SENT   Action details Not available
6/13/20220 Committee on Rules HEARING HELD   Action details Not available
6/13/20220 Committee on Rules AMENDED   Action details Not available
6/13/20221 Committee on Rules REPORTED FAVORABLY, RULE SUSPENSION REQUESTED   Action details Not available
5/19/20220 CITY COUNCIL Introduced and Referred   Action details Not available
Title
Authorizing the Public Property Commissioner, on behalf of the City, to execute all documents necessary and appropriate, including conveyances of easements, title, and other interests in City-owned real estate, new leases and amendments to existing leases, to facilitate and support the coordinated and comprehensive development of the Delaware River waterfront, Interstate 95, and Christopher Columbus Boulevard (formerly a portion of Delaware Avenue), in the area bounded by Market Street, Pemberton Street, Front Street, and the Delaware River bulkhead line; and authorizing the Philadelphia Redevelopment Authority to execute corresponding conveyances, amendments and agreements; all under certain terms and conditions.

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THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF PHILADELPHIA HEREBY ORDAINS:

SECTION 1. In this ordinance, "Development Area" means the area bounded

(1) on the north by a line 100 feet north of and parallel with the northern boundary of Market Street,

(2) on the south by a line following the southern boundary of Pemberton Street extended to the Delaware River,

(3) on the west by the eastern boundary of Front Street from the northern boundary as described above to the southern boundary as described above, except that between Dock Street and Spruce Street the western boundary is the eastern boundary of 38th Parallel Place, and

(4) on the east by the bulkhead line of the Delaware River and any submerged lands east of the bulkhead line that the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania agrees to lease to the City.

SECTION 2. The Council of the City of Philadelphia finds the following:

A. The Pennsylvania Department of Transportation ("PennDOT") constructed Interstate 95 highway ("I-95") through Philadelphia in the 1960s. As part of its construction of the highway, PennDOT constructed a cover over the highway between Chestnut Street and Sansom Walk and a partial cover between Dock Street and Spruce Street.

B. The upper surface of the I-95 cover between Chestnut...

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