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File #: ORD. 2019-139    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 5/29/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 6/3/2019 Final action: 6/10/2019
Title: To declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or the designee thereof, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to acquire, at a tax delinquent judicial sale, the property located at 1613 Overlook Street and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or the designee thereof to accept title to such property for the expansion and maintenance of Bellemeade Park as public green space and for recreational uses.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2019-139, 2. Staff Report, 3. Map
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To declare that a public necessity exists and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or the designee thereof, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to acquire, at a tax delinquent judicial sale, the property located at 1613 Overlook Street and to authorize the Chief Administrative Officer or the designee thereof to accept title to such property for the expansion and maintenance of Bellemeade Park as public green space and for recreational uses.
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WHEREAS, pursuant to sections 58.1-3970 and 58.1- 3970.1 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the City of Richmond is authorized to acquire tax delinquent properties sold pursuant to sections 58.1-3965 through 58.1-3974 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, or pursuant to any other provision of law for the enforcement of tax liens; and
WHEREAS, the property located at 1613 Overlook Street, with Tax Parcel No. S007-1379/020, is eligible to be sold at a judicial sale for delinquent taxes; and
WHEREAS, the City desires to acquire the aforesaid property for the purpose of the expansion and maintenance of Bellemeade Park as public green space and for recreational uses; and
WHEREAS, any such acquisition is subject to the approval of the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond; and
WHEREAS, upon acquisition, the City desires to obtain title to the aforesaid property for the purpose of the expansion and maintenance of Bellemeade Park as public green space and for recreational uses; and
WHEREAS, the Chief Administrative Officer's authority to accept title to the aforesaid property is contingent upon the City's acquisition of the aforesaid property and is, therefore, null and void if the Circuit Court of the City of Richmond should reject the City's offer to acquire;
NOW, THEREFORE,
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That pursuant to sections 58.1-3970 and 58.1-3970.1 of the Code of Virginia (1950), as amended, the Chief Administrative Officer, or the designee thereof, is hereby au...

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