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File #: 15-14234    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/17/2020 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 10/12/2020 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close a Portion of North Myers Street
Attachments: 1. A Portion N Myers St Abandonment Map
Title
Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close a Portion of North Myers Street

Action
Action:
Conduct a public hearing to close a portion of North Myers 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 3.
* 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 October 13, 2020, at 11:59 p.m. Any additional comments received will be provided to Council.

Petitioner
Trustees of Little Rock AME Zion Church

Right-of-Way to be Abandoned
A portion of North Myers Street.

Reason
Per the petition submitted by Commercial Development Holdings, LLC, closing of this portion of North Myers Street will eliminate the dead-end portion of the street and will allow this area to be used for affordable housing redevelopment. 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)
Trustees of Little Rock AME Zion Church - 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; ...

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