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File #: 15-15524    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Public Hearing Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 3/31/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 4/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close the Unopened Right-of-Way off Mecklenburg Avenue and Matheson Avenue
Attachments: 1. 2020-10A Meck and Matheson Ave Abandonment Map Revised
Title
Public Hearing on a Resolution to Close the Unopened Right-of-Way off Mecklenburg Avenue and Matheson Avenue

Action
Action:
Conduct a public hearing to close the unopened right-of-way off Mecklenburg Avenue and Matheson Avenue.

Body
Staff Resource(s):
Liz Babson, Transportation
Krystal Bright, Transportation

Explanation
* North Carolina General Statute 160A-299 outlines the procedures for permanently closing streets and alleys.
* The Charlotte Department of Transportation (CDOT) 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 right-of-way to be closed is located in Council District 1.
* In compliance with North Carolina General Statute 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 April 27, 2021, at 11:59 p.m. Any additional comments received will be provided to City Council.

Petitioner
Henrietta W. Palmer

Right-of-Way to be Abandoned
The unopened right-of-way off Mecklenburg Avenue and Matheson Avenue.

Reason
Per the petition submitted by Henrietta W. Palmer, the abandonment of the unopened right-of-way will allow for future 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 CDOT submitted this abandonment petition for review by the public and city departments.

Adjoining property owner(s)
Benjamin Keith Collins and Scotty Lee Vanhoozier - No objections
Henrietta W. Palmer - No objections
Michael J. Dortch and Elyn Sykes Dortch - No objections
K. Mark Stephens and Denise Buff Stephens - No objections
Mecklenburg Park, LLC - No objections

City Departments
* Review by city departments identified no apparent reason this closing wou...

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