File #: 2007-0017    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 1/8/2007 In control: Hearing Examiner
On agenda: Final action: 6/18/2007
Enactment date: 6/27/2007 Enactment #: 15849
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 151st Avenue SE, File V-2536; Petitioners: Ming and Helen Yu.
Sponsors: Larry Phillips
Indexes: Vacation
Attachments: 1. 15849.pdf, 2. 2007-0017 Fiscal note.xls, 3. 2007-0017 Hearing Notice.doc, 4. 2007-0017 Site Map.JPG, 5. 2007-0017 Transmittal Letter.doc
AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 151st Avenue SE, File V-2536; Petitioners: Ming and Helen Yu.
1. A petition has been filed requesting vacation of a portion of 151st Avenue SE hereinafter described.
2. The department of transportation notified the various utility companies serving the area and has been advised that easements are required within the vacation area and have been obtained. Puget Sound Energy, Qwest, and King County Water District No. 117 have retained Utility Easements under recording numbers 20060323000563, and 20060811001099, records of King County, Washington. The City of Bellevue has retained an Agreement Regarding Annexation of Real Estate under recording number 20060210000236, records of King County, Washington.
3. The department of transportation is requiring a Drainage Easement for the two road cross culverts conveying and discharging stormwater drainage within the subject vacation area. The petitioners, their heirs or assigns, will be responsible for any future maintenance of any and all drainage systems located within their property outside of the 151st Avenue SE right-of-way and said drainage easement, recorded under Recording No. 20070315001247, records of King County.
4. The department of transportation records indicates that King County has been maintaining 151st Avenue SE. The records indicate that public funds have been expended for its acquisition.
5. The department of transportation considers the subject portion of the right-of-way useless as part of the county road system and believes the public would benefit by the return of this unused area to the public tax rolls.
6. The right-of-way is classified as "B-Class" and, in accordance with King County Code 14.40.020, the compensation due King County is based on seventy-five percent of the assessed value of the subject right-of-way, which was determined from records of the department of assessments. King Co...

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