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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 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.

 

Attachments

Attachment(s)

Map