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File #: 11324-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 11/27/2019 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 12/3/2019 Final action: 12/10/2019
Title: An Ordinance authorizing the County of Allegheny to acquire by condemnation a temporary construction easement on a parcel of vacant, not assessed, land situated along the southern side of Township Road 373 (Naylor Avenue) in order to facilitate the elimination of Gourdhead Run Bridge #1 located in Hampton Township, and to take such further action as may be necessary under applicable law, including the Eminent Domain Code.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 11324-19 Exhibit A.pdf, 2. 32-19-OR 11324-19.pdf
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An Ordinance authorizing the County of Allegheny to acquire by condemnation a temporary construction easement on a parcel of vacant, not assessed, land situated along the southern side of Township Road 373 (Naylor Avenue) in order to facilitate the elimination of Gourdhead Run Bridge #1 located in Hampton Township, and to take such further action as may be necessary under applicable law, including the Eminent Domain Code.

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Whereas, the County of Allegheny (the “County”) intends to eliminate the Gourdhead Run Bridge #1 including the removal of the existing open-grid deck, the structural steel bridge, and a portion of the block walls while allowing the bridge abutments to remain. A guide rail will be constructed as a permanent barrier on the west approach of the former bridge and the existing barrier will be relocated to close off the east approach to the bridge (the “Project”); and

Whereas, the Project has been depicted in the Right-of-Way Drawings, which were recorded on October 10, 2019 in the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate in Plans-Miscellaneous Volume 181, Page 73, and marked as “Exhibit A”, attached hereto and made a part hereof; and

Whereas, Parcel No. 4 was transferred by deed dated December 13, 1888 and recorded December 13, 1888 in the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate in Deed Book Volume 619 at Page 397; thereafter a 1/3 part of Parcel No. 4 was transferred by deed dated February 18, 1889 and recorded February 23, 1889 in the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate in Deed Book 629 at Page 539; and

Whereas, the subject deeds describe the owners as Charles E. Wood and W. E. Harmon owning an undivided 2/3rds interest and Clifford B. Harmon owning an undivided 1/3rd interest; and

Whereas, Allegheny County Department of Public Works has undertaken a diligent but unsuccessful effort to locate the named Grantees of Parcel 4, their heirs, successors and assigns and further, that Parcel 4 has not been assigned a Block...

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