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File #: 17-0131    Version: 0 Name: Sale of Property - Former Beds of Towanda Avenue and a Portion of Suffolk Avenue
Type: Ordinance Status: Enacted
File created: 9/18/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: Final action: 12/21/2017
Enactment #: 17-099
Title: Sale of Property - Former Beds of Towanda Avenue and a Portion of Suffolk Avenue For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in a certain parcel of land known as the former bed of Towanda Avenue, extending from Druid Park Drive northeasterly 537 feet, more or less, to Suffolk Avenue, and in a certain parcel of land known as a portion of the former bed of Suffolk Avenue, extending from Towanda Avenue northeasterly 210 feet, more or less, to the southeast side of Suffolk Avenue and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.
Sponsors: City Council President (Administration)
Indexes: Sale of Property
Attachments: 1. 17-0131~1st Reader, 2. Planning 17-0131, 3. DOT 17-0131, 4. Finance 17-0131, 5. Law 17-0131, 6. Real Estate 17-0131, 7. 17-0131~3rd Reader
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsVideo
1/8/20180 Mayor Signed by Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/7/20170 City Council Approved and Sent to the Mayor  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/4/20170 City Council 3rd Reader, for final passage  Action details Meeting details Not available
12/4/20170 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended Favorably  Action details Meeting details Not available
11/16/20170 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Recommended FavorablyPass Action details Meeting details Not available
10/16/20170 Taxation, Finance and Economic Development Committee Scheduled for a Public Hearing  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Transportation  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Real Estate  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Finance  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20170 The City Council Refer to Board of Estimates  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20170 The City Council Refer to City Solicitor  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/21/20170 The City Council Refer to Dept. of Planning  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/20170 City Council Assigned  Action details Meeting details Not available
9/18/20170 City Council Introduced  Action details Meeting details Not available

                     * Warning: This is an unofficial, introductory copy of the bill.

                     The official copy considered by the City Council is the first reader copy.

                     Introductory*

 

                     City of Baltimore

                     Council Bill          

                                                                                                                                                           

Introduced by: The Council President

At the request of: The Administration (Department of Transportation)                                          

 

                     A Bill Entitled

 

An Ordinance concerning

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Sale of Property - Former Beds of Towanda Avenue and a Portion of Suffolk Avenue

For the purpose of authorizing the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore to sell, at either public or private sale, all its interest in a certain parcel of land known as the former bed of Towanda Avenue, extending from Druid Park Drive northeasterly 537 feet, more or less, to Suffolk Avenue, and in a certain parcel of land known as a portion of the former bed of Suffolk Avenue, extending from Towanda Avenue northeasterly 210 feet, more or less, to the southeast side of Suffolk Avenue and no longer needed for public use; and providing for a special effective date.

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By authority of

Article V - Comptroller

Section 5(b)

Baltimore City Charter

(1996 Edition)

 

Section 1.  Be it ordained by the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore, That, in accordance with Article V, § 5(b) of the City Charter, the City Comptroller may sell, at either public or private sale, all the interest of the Mayor and City Council of Baltimore in a certain parcel of land known as the former bed of Towanda Avenue, extending from Druid Park Drive northeasterly 537 feet, more or less, to Suffolk Avenue, and in a certain parcel of land known as a portion of the former bed of Suffolk Avenue, extending from Towanda Avenue northeasterly 210 feet, more or less, to the southeast side of Suffolk Avenue, and more particularly described as follows:

 

Beginning for Parcel 1at a point formed by the intersection of the northeast side of Druid Park Drive 80 feet wide, and the northeast side of Towanda Avenue 50 feet wide, the point of beginning being distant Southwesterly 342.38 feet, measured along the northeast side of Druid Park Drive, from the west side of Park Circle; thence binding on the northeast side of Druid Park Drive South 59° 57’ 25” West 87.00 feet, to the west side of Towanda Avenue; thence binding on the west side of Towanda Avenue the two following courses and distances: North 30°02’ 35” West 270.26 feet: thence North 23° 43’ 40” West 267.87 feet, to a point on a curve on the northwest side of Towanda Avenue; thence binding on the northwest side of Towanda Avenue by a line curving to the right with a radius of 152.81 feet, for an arc distance of 119.84 feet the arc being subtended by a chord bearing

 

North 01° 15’ 35” East the distance of 116.80 feet to the southwesternmost extremity of Suffolk Avenue 50 feet wide; thence binding on the southwesternmost extremity of Suffolk Avenue South 68° 47’ 17” East 50.00 feet to intersect point on a curve on the southeast side of Towanda Avenue; thence binding on the southeast side of Towanda Avenue by a line curving to the left with a radius of 102.81 feet for an arc distance of 80.63 feet the arc being subtended by a chord bearing South 01° 15’ 35” West  the distance of 78.58 feet;  thence still binding on the southeast side of Towanda Avenue the three following courses and distances: South 23° 43’ 40” East 265.12 feet; thence South 30° 02’ 35” East 187.50 feet: thence South 32° 35’16” East 45.04 feet; and thence binding on the southeast side Towanda Avenue by a line curving to the left with a radius of 35.00 feet the distance of 54.98 feet the curve being subtended by a chord bearing South 75° 02’ 35” East 49.50 feet to the place of beginning.

 

Containing 32,158.48 square feet or 0.7382 acres more or less.

 

Beginning for Parcel 2 at a point on the south side of Suffolk Avenue 50 feet wide, the point of beginning being distant South 59° 57’ 25” West 288.09 feet measured from the southwest side of Reisterstown Road varying in width; thence binding on the southwest side of Suffolk Avenue South 22° 10’ 51” West 171.20 feet to a point on the southwest side of Suffolk Avenue; thence binding on the southwest side of Suffolk Avenue South 21° 12’ 30” West 20.00 feet to the northeasternmost extremity of Towanda Avenue 50 feet wide; thence binding on the northeasternmost extremity of Towanda Avenue North 68° 47’ 17” West 50.00 feet to the north side of Suffolk Avenue thence binding on the northeast side of Suffolk Avenue North 21° 12’ 30” East 210.00 feet to intersect the northwest side of a 10-foot alley; and thence crossing Suffolk Avenue South 49° 12’ 10” East 56.15 feet to the place of beginning.

 

Containing 10,304.93 square feet or 0.2365 acres more or less.

 

Subject to a full width Perpetual Easement for all Municipal Utilities and Services, not to be abandoned, over the entire hereinabove described parcels of land.

 

These parcels of land no longer being needed for public use.

 

Section 2.  And be it further ordained, That no deed may pass under this Ordinance unless the deed has been approved by the City Solicitor.

 

Section 3.  And be it further ordained, That this Ordinance takes effect on the date it is enacted.