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File #: 2019-2180    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 10/14/2019 In control: Committee on Finance and Law
On agenda: 10/23/2019 Final action: 10/29/2019
Enactment date: 10/29/2019 Enactment #: 696
Effective date: 10/29/2019    
Title: Resolution authorizing the conveyance of a portion of Enright Parklet to Pennley Park South, Inc. and accepting certain property in the 8th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh for public purposes to become part of Enright Parklet. (Public Hearing held 10/28/19)
Sponsors: Reverend Ricky V. Burgess
Indexes: SALE OF PROPERTY - CONVEYANCE, SALE OF PROPERTY - QUIT CLAIM DEED
Title
Resolution authorizing the conveyance of a portion of Enright Parklet to Pennley Park South, Inc. and accepting certain property in the 8th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh for public purposes to become part of Enright Parklet.
(Public Hearing held 10/28/19)

Body
WHEREAS, Commencing in 2015, the City of Pittsburgh ("City") and Pennley Park South, Inc. ("PPS"), entered into discussions about the redevelopment of parcel 83-N-125 ("PPS Parcel") and parcel 84-A-176 ("Enright Parklet") both in the 8th ward of the City of Pittsburgh; and

WHEREAS, On October 27, 2017 the City and PPS finalized a settlement for the development of the PPS Parcel and Enright Parklet and memorialized the same into a "Consent Order of Court"; and

WHEREAS, Pursuant to the Consent Order of Court, the City and PPS agreed to pursue the appropriate land swaps and conveyances in order to accomplish the redevelopment of the PPS Parcel and Enright Parklet; and

WHEREAS, the City agreed to seek relief from Orphans' Court, pursuant to the requirements of 53 P.S. ? 3384, to convey approximately 55,443 square feet of Enright Parklet to PPS; and

WHEREAS, PPS agreed to convey approximately 48,701 contiguous square feet of higher valued property from the PPS parcel in a rough graded condition to the City to consolidate into the reconfigured Enright Parklet and to be dedicated for park use; and

WHEREAS, On October 4th, 2019, the Honorable Lawrence J. O'Toole sitting in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania Orphans' Court Division, granted petition No. 5549 of 2019, permitting the City permission to convey the identified portion of Enright Parklet to PPS (EXHIBIT A); and

WHEREAS, The parties now wish to finalize the conveyances of the parcels and agree to the following consideration: The 55,443 square feet of Enright Parklet shall be conveyed to PPS in exchange for the conveyance to the City of the 48,701 square feet of the PPS Parcel.

Be it resolved by the Council ...

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