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File #: 2009-0227    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 3/30/2009 In control: Hearing Examiner
On agenda: Final action: 8/17/2009
Enactment date: Enactment #: 16619
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 51st Avenue South, File V-2608; Petitioners: Dale Fite and Lonnie Scott.
Sponsors: Dow Constantine
Indexes: Hearing Examiner, Vacation
Attachments: 1. 16619.pdf, 2. 2009-0227 - Hearing Notice.doc, 3. 2009-0227 - V-2608 - rescheduled notice for 7-8 hrg.doc, 4. 2009-0227 DOT Report.doc, 5. 2009-0227 Fiscal note.xls, 6. 2009-0227 Transmittal Letter.doc, 7. 3 V2608 51st Ave S - map.jpg
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Clerk 08/12/2009
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 51st Avenue South, File V-2608; Petitioners: Dale Fite and Lonnie Scott.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. A petition has been filed requesting vacation of a portion of 51st Avenue South hereinafter described.
2. The department of transportation notified the various utility companies serving the area and has been advised that easements are not required within the vacation area.
3. The department of transportation records indicate that King County has not been maintaining 51st Avenue South. The records indicate that no public funds have been expended for its acquisition.
4. The department of transportation considers the subject portion of the right-of-way useless as part of the King County road system and believes the public would benefit by the return of this unused area to the public tax rolls.
5. The right-of-way is classified as "C-Class" and, in accordance with K.C.C. 14.40.020, the compensation due King County is based on fifty percent of the assessed value of the subject right-of-way, which was determined from records of the department of assessments. King County is in receipt of $1,530.40 from the petitioners.
Due notice was given in the manner provided by law and hearings were held by the office of the hearing examiner on the 20th day of May 2009 and the 8th day of July 2009.
In consideration of the benefits to be derived from the subject vacation the council has determined that it is in the best interest of the citizens of King County to grant said petition.
BE IT ORDAINED BY THE COUNCIL OF KING COUNTY:
SECTION 1. The King County council, on the effective date of this ordinance, hereby vacates and abandons that portion of the 51st Avenue South right-of-way as conveyed to King County by the recording of Plat of Jovita Heights recorded in Volume 20 of Plats, on page 12, records of King County, Washington as described below:
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