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File #: 15-13826    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/16/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 8/10/2020 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close a Portion of West 25th Street
Attachments: 1. Close a Portion of West 25th Street Map
Title
Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close a Portion of West 25th Street

Action
Action:
Conduct a public hearing to close a portion of West 25th Street.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Liz Babson, Transportation
Casey Mashburn, Transportation

Explanation
* North Carolina General Statute 160A-299 outlines the procedures for permanently closing streets and alleys.
* The Charlotte Department of Transportation received a petition to abandon public right-of-way and requests this City Council action in accordance with the statute.
* The proposed action removes land from public right-of-way and attaches it to the adjacent property.
* The street to be closed is located in Council District 1.
* In compliance with NC G.S.166A-19.24. Remote meetings during certain declarations of emergency, written comments on the public hearing topic will be accepted by the Clerk's Office through August 11, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Any additional comments received will be provided to Council.

Petitioner
Todd Jackovich

Right-of-Way to be Abandoned
A Portion of West 25th Street

Reason
Per the petition submitted by Todd Jackovich, abandoning the existing right-of-way will meet the requirements of rezoning petition 2017-041 and establish a residential wide street section. The city has no objections.

Notification
As part of the city's notification process, and in compliance with North Carolina General Statute 160A-299, the Charlotte Department of Transportation submitted this abandonment petition for review by the public and city departments.

Adjoining property owner(s)
MREC Vision Northend - No objections

City departments
* Review by city departments identified no apparent reason this closing would:
* Be contrary to the public interest;
* Deprive any individual(s) owning property in the vicinity of reasonable means of ingress and egress to their property as outlined in the statutes; and
* Be contrary to the adopted policy to preserve existing rights-of-way for connectivity.

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