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File #: 2020-0158    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 2/28/2020 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 3/3/2020 Final action: 3/17/2020
Enactment date: 3/17/2020 Enactment #: 126
Effective date: 3/17/2020    
Title: Resolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public roadway purposes certain property in the 18th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Michael Gene Elden, and known as 320 Arlington Avenue, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition costs related thereto.
Attachments: 1. Summary 2020-0158
Title
Resolution taking, appropriating and condemning by the City of Pittsburgh, for public roadway purposes certain property in the 18th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, owned by Michael Gene Elden, and known as 320 Arlington Avenue, authorizing the payment of just compensation and necessary and incidental acquisition costs related thereto.

Body
WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code, 26 Pa. C.S. ? 101 et seq., authorizes the City of Pittsburgh to take by eminent domain private property for a public purpose.

WHEREAS, the Pennsylvania General Municipal Law, 53 P.S. ? 1081, authorizes the City of Pittsburgh to take by eminent domain private property for roadway purposes.

WHEREAS, landslides on the property known as 320 Arlington Avenue endanger the stability of William Street and other public assets.

WHEREAS, the City of Pittsburgh deems it proper and expedient to exercise the power of eminent domain invested in it for the acquisition 320 Arlington Avenue in fee simple hereinafter to be used for the express public purpose of public highway purposes to mitigate any further risk to public assets and infrastructure, including Arlington Avenue and William Street.

Be it resolved by the Council of the City of Pittsburgh as follows:

Section 1.

320 Arlington Avenue, Block 3-E, Lot No. 12 (3-E-12), in the 18th Ward of the City Pittsburgh owned by Michael Gene Elden shall be and the same is hereby taken in fee simple for public highway purposes, said property being more fully described as follows:

ALL of the following lot or piece of ground situate in the 18th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, County of Allegheny and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, together bounded and described as follows:

BEGINNING at a point on the Southerly line of Arlington Avenue, formerly Brownsville Avenue, as now located, and at line of land now or formerly of George Shaffer; thence South 52 ? 15' 30" East, Thirty and nine tenths (30.9) feet to a point at line of land now or f...

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