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File #: ORD. 2020-217    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Stricken
File created: 9/29/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/11/2021 Final action: 1/11/2021
Title: To close to public travel certain medians located in Monument Avenue and North Allen Avenue at or near General Robert E. Lee Circle, to retain the City's legal interests in such medians, and to designate such medians as official City Parks, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)
Patrons: Kimberly Gray
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2020-217 - Amended 20201214, 2. Staff Report, 3. Parcel Illustration, 4. Plat, 5. Support_Historic West Grace Street Association, 6. Support_Monument Ave Preservation Society, 7. Support_Fan District Association, 8. Letter of Opposition, 9. Updated Civic Association Statements, 10. Additional Letters of Opposition, 11. 20201214 Amendment of Ord. No. 2020-217
Title
To close to public travel certain medians located in Monument Avenue and North Allen Avenue at or near General Robert E. Lee Circle, to retain the City's legal interests in such medians, and to designate such medians as official City Parks, upon certain terms and conditions. (As Amended)
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WHEREAS, the Council believes that it is in the best interests of the City of Richmond that certain medians located in Monument Avenue and North Allen Avenue near their intersection at General Robert E. Lee Circle should be closed to public travel and designated as official City parks;
NOW, THEREFORE,
THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That, pursuant to the authority granted to the City by section 2.03(b) of the Charter of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, and notwithstanding any provision of Chapter 24, Article IV of the Code of the City of Richmond (2015), as amended, to the contrary, (i) a portion of the median, beginning one foot behind the paved crosswalk, located in Monument Avenue west of the property known as General Robert E. Lee Circle at the intersection of Monument Avenue and North Allen Avenue, labeled as "Parcel A," and consisting of approximately 27,000 square feet; (ii) a portion of the median, beginning one foot behind the paved crosswalk, located in North Allen Avenue south of the property known as General Robert E. Lee Circle at the intersection of North Allen Avenue and Monument Avenue, labeled as "Parcel B," and consisting of approximately 13,500 square feet; (iii) a portion of the median, beginning one foot behind the paved crosswalk, located in Monument Avenue east of the property known as General Robert E. Lee Circle at the intersection of Monument Avenue and North Allen Avenue, labeled as "Parcel C," and consisting of approximately 28,000 square feet; (iv) a portion of the median, beginning one foot behind the paved crosswalk, located in North Allen Avenue north of the property known as General Robert E. Lee Circle...

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