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File #: 2019-1800    Version:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 6/21/2019 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 6/25/2019 Final action: 7/30/2019
Enactment date: 7/30/2019 Enactment #: 480
Effective date: 8/1/2019    
Title: Resolution authorizing the City Solicitor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh ("City") to Petition the Orphans Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County to request the transfer of a portion of a certain lot (the "Subject Property"), now part of Enright Parklet in the East Liberty Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh, to Pennley Park South, Inc. ("PPS"), in exchange for an abutting parcel of land of approximately equal size and value as the Subject Property to be transferred from PPS to the City of Pittsburgh for consolidation with and use as part of Enright Parklet, plus all necessary or appropriate expenses incurred by the City, and / or upon such other terms and conditions as the Court or the City authorize and/or direct.
Indexes: MISCELLANEOUS
Attachments: 1. Summary 2019-1800, 2. 2019-1800 Exhibits
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Resolution authorizing the City Solicitor, on behalf of the City of Pittsburgh ("City") to Petition the Orphans Court Division of the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County to request the transfer of a portion of a certain lot (the "Subject Property"), now part of Enright Parklet in the East Liberty Neighborhood of the City of Pittsburgh, to Pennley Park South, Inc. ("PPS"), in exchange for an abutting parcel of land of approximately equal size and value as the Subject Property to be transferred from PPS to the City of Pittsburgh for consolidation with and use as part of Enright Parklet, plus all necessary or appropriate expenses incurred by the City, and / or upon such other terms and conditions as the Court or the City authorize and/or direct.

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WHEREAS, pursuant to Chapter 121.02(e) of the City Code, the Director of Finance has the responsibility for the disposition of City-owned property and has responsibility for the disposition of City controlled property; and

WHEREAS, the property currently identified as Enright Parklet was purchased by the City from the Urban Redevelopment Authority of Pittsburgh ("URA") as part of a multi-parcel purchase totaling 227,400.47 total square feet, and duly recorded at Deed Book Volume 4164, Page 537, dated July 27, 1964, and recorded September 25, 1964, in the Allegheny County Department of Real Estate, formerly known as the Recorder of Deeds Office, with Enright Parklet being 99,365.41 square feet more or less, thereof, said Property being designated as Block and Lot No. 84-A-176; and
WHEREAS, the Subject Property is the portion of Lot 84-A-176 located on the northern half of Enright Parklet, Lot 84-A-176. (See Exhibit A.); and
WHEREAS, since 1966, PPS has owned that certain 7.09 +/- acre parcel of ground known as 5600 Penn Avenue and 5704 Penn Avenue, which directly abuts three sides of the Subject Property. The PPS Parcel is known in the Allegheny County Office of Deed Registry as Block and Lot No. 83-...

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