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File #: 2020-0379    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed Finally
File created: 5/29/2020 In control: Committee on Public Works
On agenda: 6/1/2020 Final action: 6/16/2020
Enactment date: 6/16/2020 Enactment #: 266
Effective date: 6/17/2020    
Title: Resolution vacating a portion of Summerlea Street, from the Southwestern corner property line of the Port Authority Tax Parcel No. 84-J-145, and said point of beginning of Pierce Street, in the 7th Ward, 8th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh.
Indexes: VACATING A STREET
Attachments: 1. 2020-0379 Cover Ltr-Council Letter-Summerlea Vac, 2. 2020-0379-Summerlea St Vacation App 022520, 3. 2020-0379-Summerlea St vacation Memo signed, 4. Summary 2020-0379, 5. 2020-0379 A160615-00-000-00_Street Vacation_Extents_Mar 12 2019, 6. 2020-0379 AC WATKINS PLAN OF LOTS PBV 12, PAGE 34, 7. 2020-0379 C160615-03-000-00-V-B2-100, 8. 2020-0379 Deed to B&L 51-M-304, 9. 2020-0379 Deed to B&L 51-R-352-0-1 (Busway Deed) Description 10, 10. 2020-0379 Deed to B&L 84-J-145, 11. 2020-0379 Negley Renovation Site Plan 60% Design, 12. 2020-0379 Negley Signed Letter and Petition 022520, 13. 2020-0379 Negley Street Vacation Surveyor Docs, 14. 2020-0379 PWSA Summerlea GIS Map, 15. 2020-0379 PWSA Summerlea Street Vacation Letter, 16. 2020-0379 Resolution 318 - Summerlea Vacation to PAAC, 17. 2020-0379 Summerlea St Vacation App 022520

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Resolution vacating a portion of Summerlea Street, from the Southwestern corner property line of the Port Authority Tax Parcel No. 84-J-145, and said point of beginning of Pierce Street, in the 7th Ward, 8th Council District of the City of Pittsburgh. 

 

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WHEREAS, The Port Authority of Allegheny County, has requested this portion of Summerlea Street to be vacated, in order to facilitate the Negley Station renovation project.

 

WHEREAS, said petition contains inter-alia, an indemnification of the City from any claims and from the payment of any damages whatsoever resulting to any properties owned by the petitioners or by any persons whatsoever, abutting or non-abutting, for or by reason of said vacation; therefore

 

 

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

 

Section 1.                     The Mayor and the Director of the Department of Mobility and Infrastructure, in accordance with all applicable law and proper procedures, are authorized to vacate to The Port Authority of Allegheny County, a portion of Summerlea Street, situated in the 7th Ward, 8th Council District, in the City of Pittsburgh, more particularly bound and described as follows:

 

That vacating Summerlea Street, 50 feet in width, beginning at a point being the Southwestern most corner of property of now or formerly Port Authority of Allegheny County, Tax Parcel No. 84-J-1 45. And said point  of  beginning  being  on  the Northerly side of a 40 foot right-of-way, known as Pierce Street and the Easterly side of a 50 foot right-of-way, known as Summerlea Street; Thence from said point of beginning in and through  the  existing 50 foot right-of-way, known as Summerlea Street, South 67° 42' 00" West, a  distance  of  50 feet to  a point; Thence along the former Westerly side of  the  50 foot right-of-way,  known as Summerlea  Street and along the Easterly property line of now or formerly Port Authority of Allegheny County, Tax Parcel No. 51-M-304, North 22° 19' 00" West, a distance of 15.20 feet to a point; Thence Along the Northerly side of the former 50 foot right-of-way, known as Summerlea Street and along the Southerly side of the previously vacated portion of Summerlea Street and property of  now  or  formerly  Port  Authority  of Allegheny County, (Resolution No. 318, April 17, 1984) ; by a curve to the right having a radius of 40.00 feet, an arc length  of 54.02 feet  and a chord bearing of North 67° 47' 35" East and chord distance of 50.00 feet to a  point; thence  along the western line of property of now or formerly  Port  Authority  of  Allegheny County, Tax Parcel no.  84-J-145 and along the Easterly side of the former 50 foot right-of-way, known as Summerlea Street, South 22° 18' 00" East, a distance of 15.12 feet back to the point of beginning.

 

Containing a total area of 1,057.89 square feet or 0.024 acres.

 

Section 2.                     PWSA indicates there is no PWSA water main within the area of the proposed vacation. However, PWSA has indicated that there is a 36” and a 48” PWSA combination sewer within the area of the proposed vacation. The existing sewer lines in the proposed vacated area must be retained.  The property owner, “The Port Authority”, MUST grant an easement to PWSA for facility maintenance and operation.

 

Section 3.                     PWSA Reserves the Right for a Utility Easement(s):

Be advised no fixed permanent structures (buildings, walls, fences etc.) will be permitted in the vacated right-of-way area that will impact or compromise daily operation and/or maintenance of existing or proposed new PWSA facilities. PWSA can accept conventional street/drive-way type paving (hardscape) and/or landscape areas except trees. Any hardscape or landscape will be the responsibility of the property owner to replace if damaged during repair or maintenance of PWSA facilities.