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File #: 2020-0065    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 SE 104th Street, File V-2721; Petitioner: Troy and Kathleen Solly.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Roads, Vacation
Attachments: 1. 2020-0065 legislative review form, 2. 2020-0065 transmittal letter, 3. 2020-0065 County Road Engineer Report, 4. 2020-0065 fiscal note, 5. 12020-0065 Notice of Public Hearing
Drafter
Clerk 01/30/2020
Title
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of SE 104th Street, File V-2721; Petitioner: Troy and Kathleen Solly.
Body
STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. A petition has been filed requesting vacation of a portion of SE 104th Street, 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 Comcast 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 unopened and unmaintained. Another section of this right of way was vacated in 1987 under King County Ordinance 8023, Vacation File V-1895.
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 this unopened 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 of the right of way and the value to the public in property taxes; that such benefits f...

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