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File #: 12289-22    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 5/6/2022 In control: Chief Clerk
On agenda: 5/10/2022 Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: An Ordinance approving the sale of the County’s interest in a parcel of property identified as 2608 Crestas Avenue, North Versailles, PA 15137 Block and Lot 0376-M-00201, for the sale price of $6,000.00 to Mr. Melvin Gooden and the sharing of the sale price with North Versailles Township and the East Allegheny School District.
Sponsors: Chief Executive
Attachments: 1. 15-22-OR 12289-22.pdf
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An Ordinance approving the sale of the County’s interest in a parcel of property identified as 2608 Crestas Avenue, North Versailles, PA 15137 Block and Lot 0376-M-00201, for the sale price of $6,000.00 to Mr. Melvin Gooden and the sharing of the sale price with North Versailles Township and the East Allegheny School District.

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Whereas, the County of Allegheny (“the County”), North Versailles Township (“Township”) and the East Allegheny School District (“School District”) (collectively the “Three Taxing Bodies”) are the owners of a longstanding vacant piece of real property acquired through a tax sale that is identified as 2608 Cresta Avenue, North Versailles, PA, Block and Lot 0376-M-00201 (the “Property”); and

Whereas, Mr. Melvin Gooden (“Buyer”) has offered to purchase the Property from the Three Taxing Bodies in order to improve the Property by erecting a structure thereon for use as his personal residence; and

Whereas, the Buyer obtained a professional appraisal of the Property; and

Whereas, the said appraisal indicated that the Property has a fair market value of $5,000.00; and

Whereas, the Township and the School District enacted resolutions agreeing to sell their respective one-third interests in the Property for a total consideration of $6,000 (“the Purchase Price”) with the understanding that the Purchase Price would be shared by the Three Taxing Bodies based upon their respective percentages of each Taxing Bodies’ tax millage to the current total tax millage on the Property; and

Whereas, Article IV, Section 2 (k) of the Allegheny County Home Rule Charter and Article 5-701.03 of the Administrative Code of Allegheny County vests the County’s Council with the power and duty by ordinance to authorize the sale and conveyance of County-owned land, buildings, or other real or personal property owned by the County; and

Whereas, the County Manager has determined that the Property is of no use to the County and that there is no reason for th...

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