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File #: 2020-0064    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: In Committee
File created: 2/11/2020 In control: Hearing Examiner
On agenda: Final action:
Enactment date: Enactment #:
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 90th Ave SW, File V-2716; Petitioner: Stewart Schill and Weslie Brown.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Roads, Vacation
Attachments: 1. 2020-0064 legislative review form, 2. 2020-0064 transmittal letter, 3. 2020-0064 County Road Engineer Report, 4. 2020-0064 fiscal note, 5. 2020-0064 Notice of Public Hearing
Drafter
Clerk 01/30/2020
Title
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 90th Ave SW, File V-2716; Petitioner: Stewart Schill and Weslie Brown.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
A petition has been filed requesting vacation of a portion of 90th Ave SW, hereinafter described.
2. The department of local services notified utility companies serving the area and King County departments of the proposed vacation and has been advised that Puget Sound Energy requires an easement over the vacation area. The vacation shall not extinguish the rights of any utility company to any existing easements for facilities or equipment within the vacation area.
3. The department of local services's records indicate that this segment of right of way is opened and partially maintained.
4. The department of local services considers the subject portion of right of way useless as part of the county road system and believes the public would benefit by the return of this segment of right of way to the public tax rolls and recommends approval of the vacation.
5. In accordance with K.C.C. 14.40.020, the value of the vacation area is fully offset by the costs to King County to manage and maintain this opened right of way and the present value of future property tax resulting in a determination of zero as compensation for the vacation of this section of right of way.
6. Due notice was given in the manner provided by law. The office of the hearing examiner held the public hearing on ________, ______, 20__. As detailed in his _________, ___ 20__ recommendation, the hearing examiner concluded that the road segment subject to this petition is not useful as part of the King County road system; that the vacation of this segment of road will benefit King County through the transfer of responsibility for management and maintenance of the right of way and the value to the public in property taxes; that such benefits fully offset the appraised value of the right of way; and recommends that t...

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