File #: 2020-0138    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/24/2020 In control: Hearing Examiner
On agenda: Final action: 9/15/2020
Enactment date: 9/25/2020 Enactment #: 19167
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 172nd Ave SE, file no. V-2719; Petitioner: Brian Kelderman.
Sponsors: Claudia Balducci
Indexes: Hearing Examiner, Vacation
Attachments: 1. Ordinance 19167, 2. A. Hearing Examiner Report dated August 4, 2020, 3. 2020-0138 legislative review form, 4. 2020-0138 transmittal letter, 5. 2020-0138 County Road Engineer Report, 6. 2020-0138 fiscal note, 7. 2020-0138 V-2719 Legislation Advertisement, 8. 2020-0138 Road Services Division Staff report, 9. download 6
Clerk 09/08/2020
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 172nd Ave SE, file no. V-2719; Petitioner: Brian Kelderman.
1. A petition was filed requesting vacation of a portion of 172nd Ave SE, 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 no easements are required over the vacation area. The vacation shall not extinguish the rights of any utility company to any exiting easements for facilities or equipment within the vacation area.
3. The department of local services' records indicate that this segment of right of way is unopened and unmaintained.
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 offset by the costs to King County to manage and maintain this segment of unopened right of way and the present value of future property tax resulting in a determination of $13,686 as compensation for the vacation of this section of right of way. If required, compensation must be received by King County within ninety days of approval of the ordinance vacating the 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 July 21, 2020.
7. As detailed in his August 4, 2020, recommendation, the hearing examiner found that the road segment subject to this petition is not useful as part of the King County road system, concluded that the vacation of this segment of road will benefit the public through the transfer of responsibility for management and return of the property to the public tax roll, and recommended requi...

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