M&C Review


COUNCIL ACTION:  Approved on 12/4/2018 - Ordinance No. 23481-12-2018

DATE: 12/4/2018 REFERENCE NO.: **PZ-3177 LOG NAME: 06VA-18-020
CODE: PZ TYPE: CONSENT PUBLIC HEARING: NO
SUBJECT:  

Adopt Ordinance Vacating a Portion of East Pennsylvania Avenue to be Replatted with the Adjoining Property for a Multifamily Development in the Near Southside to Remove Encroachment of Overhangs for an Existing Building (COUNCIL DISTRICT 9)


RECOMMENDATION:

It is recommended that the City Council:

1.  Adopt the attached ordinance vacating a portion of East Pennsylvania Avenue to be replatted with the adjoining property for a multifamily development in the Near Southside to remove encroachment of overhangs for an existing building; and

2.  Waive any and all purchase fee value of the vacated land in accordance with City policy.

 
DISCUSSION:

Dunaway Associates, on behalf of Warner Stone, has requested vacation of this portion of East Pennsylvania Avenue to be replatted with the adjoining property to remove encroachment of overhangs into the right-of-way by an existing building.  The City Plan Commission recommended approval of this request at its meeting on June 27, 2018.  An acceptable final plat (FS-18-095) has been received in accordance with the Subdivision Ordinance.

The City of Fort Worth (City) originally obtained the above mentioned right-of-way through plat dedication.  The City does not own any fee interest in the right-of-way or own any property adjacent to the right-of-way and did not expend any City funds to purchase the right-of-way easement.  In accordance with the City's policy regarding street and alley vacation transactions approved by the City Council on March 6, 2007, Mayor and Council Communication (M&C G-15624), staff recommends waiving the fair market value or any portion thereof of purchase price of this right-of-way easement for the street.

This project is located in COUNCIL DISTRICT 9.

This M&C does not request approval of a contract with a business entity.
 
FISCAL INFORMATION/CERTIFICATION:

The Director of Finance certifies that approval of these recommendations will have no material effect on City funds. Any assets recorded on the City's financial statements associated with this land will be adjusted upon approval.

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Submitted for City Manager's Office by:
Jay Chapa (6122)
Originating Department Head:
Randle Harwood (6101)
Additional Information Contact:
Alexander Parks (2638)

 
 
ATTACHMENTS
  FS-18-095.pdf
  VA-18-020 East Pennsylvania Ave (ord).doc
  VA-18-020 Map and Legal.pdf
  VA-18-020 Vicinity Map.pdf