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File #: 2009-0474    Version:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 8/17/2009 In control: Hearing Examiner
On agenda: Final action: 10/12/2009
Enactment date: 10/22/2009 Enactment #: 16678
Title: AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 51st Avenue South in the Plat of Jovita Heights, File V-2612; Petitioner: Mark Prince.
Sponsors: Jane Hague
Indexes: Vacation
Attachments: 1. 2009-0474 DOT report.doc, 2. 2009-0474 Fiscal Note.xls, 3. 2009-0474 Hearing Notice.doc, 4. 2009-0474 Map.JPG, 5. 2009-0474 Transmittal Letter.doc
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Clerk 10/07/2009
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AN ORDINANCE authorizing the vacation of a portion of 51st Avenue South in the Plat of Jovita Heights, File V-2612; Petitioner: Mark Prince.
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STATEMENT OF FACTS:
1. A petition has been filed requesting vacation of a portion of the
51st Avenue South right-of-way in the Plat of Jovita Heights, 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's records indicate that King County has not been maintaining that portion of the 51st Avenue South right-of-way. The records indicate that no public funds have been expended in its acquisition.
4. The department of transportation considers the subject portion of 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.
The petitioner, Mark Prince, has deeded a 25-foot radius curve to King County for additional right-of-way over the southeast corner of the 51st Avenue South and South 354th Street intersection. The deed is recorded under recording number 20090915000394, records of King County, Washington.
6. The right-of-way is classified as "C Class" and, in accordance with K.C.C. 14.40.020, the compensation due to King County, $981.67, 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 $981.67 from the petitioner. Pursuant to K.C.C. 14.40.020.C, the petitioner should be partially refunded from the compensation currently held to offset the land costs of the newly deeded right-of-way. This was determined on a per square-foot basis, assuming the vacated and newly deeded right-of-way area would have the same value. The refund amount was determined to be $68.09 for the 51 square f...

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