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File #: ORD. 2018-302    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 11/14/2018 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/17/2018 Final action: 12/17/2018
Title: To declare a public necessity for and to authorize the acquisition by gift of the property known as Vauxhall Island from the Enrichmond Foundation for the purpose of its incorporation in the James River Park System to be used for preservation of natural areas and open space in accordance with the terms of a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2018-302, 2. Staff Report, 3. Map
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To declare a public necessity for and to authorize the acquisition by gift of the property known as Vauxhall Island from the Enrichmond Foundation for the purpose of its incorporation in the James River Park System to be used for preservation of natural areas and open space in accordance with the terms of a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation.

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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
WHEREAS, in the opinion of the Council of the City of Richmond, a public necessity exists for the acquisition of the property known as Vauxhall Island, identified as Tax Parcel No. E000-0094/005 in the 2018 records of the City Assessor, and depicted on a plat entitled "Boundary Survey of Two Parcels on Vauxhall Island," prepared by H&B Surveying and Mapping, LLC, and dated November 10, 2017, for the purpose of its incorporation in the James River Park System to be used for preservation of natural areas and open space in accordance with the terms of a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation accepted pursuant to Ordinance No. 2017-105, adopted June 26, 2017; and
WHEREAS, the Enrichmond Foundation, the owner of the aforementioned property, has agreed to give the property to the City;
NOW, THEREFORE,
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That the acquisition of the fee simple interest in the property known as Vauxhall Island, identified as Tax Parcel No. E000-0094/005 in the 2018 records of the City Assessor, and depicted on a plat entitled "Boundary Survey of Two Parcels on Vauxhall Island," prepared by H&B Surveying and Mapping, LLC, and dated November 10, 2017, a copy of which is attached hereto and incorporated herein, is required for the purpose of its incorporation in the James River Park System to be used for preservation of natural areas and open space in accordance with the terms of a grant from the Virginia Land Conservation Foundation accepted pursuant to Ordinance No. 2017-105, adopted June 26, 2017.
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