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File #: ORD. 2021-353    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 12/14/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 12/20/2021 Final action: 1/10/2022
Title: To authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to convey a portion of City-owned right-of-way known as the northwest quadrant of the intersection of West Leigh Street and North Belvidere Street, consisting of 1,364? square feet, for nominal consideration to the Virginia Department of Transportation, for the purpose of adjusting the boundaries of state and City right-of-way.
Patrons: Mayor Stoney (By Request)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Ord. No. 2021-353

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To authorize the Chief Administrative Officer, for and on behalf of the City of Richmond, to convey a portion of City-owned right-of-way known as the northwest quadrant of the intersection of West Leigh Street and North Belvidere Street, consisting of 1,364± square feet, for nominal consideration to the Virginia Department of Transportation, for the purpose of adjusting the boundaries of state and City right-of-way.

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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:

§ 1.                     That a right-of-way area of the City of Richmond consisting of approximately 1,364 square feet, comprised of the northwest quadrant of West Leigh Street and North Belvidere Street, and as shown enclosed with bold lines on a drawing prepared by the Department of Public Works, designated as DPW Drawing No. N-28977, dated October 28, 2021, and entitled “Proposed Conveyance of Public ROW Located at the Northwest Corner of the Intersection of N. Belvidere Street and W. Leigh Street from City of Richmond to Commonwealth of Virginia,” hereinafter referred to as the “Drawing,” a copy of which is attached to this ordinance, is hereby conveyed to the Virginia Department of Transportation for the purpose of adjusting the boundaries of state and City right-of-way.

§ 2.                     That this ordinance, as to the conveyance of the right-of-way area identified in section 1 above, shall be in force as provided in section 4.09 of the Charter of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, and shall become effective only when, within 12 months from the day this ordinance is adopted:

(a)                     The applicant obtains consent to the conveyance from each of the owners of land, buildings, or structures from whom consent is required under section 24-314 of the Code of the City of Richmond (2020), as amended, which consents shall be in writing, approved as to form by the City Attorney, and filed in the Office of the City Clerk.

(b)                     The applicant makes arrangements satisfactory to public utility or public service corporations whose properties or facilities are in the right-of-way area to be conveyed either for the removal, relocation, or abandonment thereof or for the construction, reconstruction, maintenance, and repair thereof, evidence of which shall be in writing, approved as to form by the City Attorney, and filed in the Office of the City Clerk.

(c)                     To the extent permitted by law, the applicant bears all costs associated with the conveyance, including, but not limited to, realignment, relocation or removal of utilities or infrastructure, installation of new utilities or infrastructure, new or revised street name or directional signs, streetlights, and similar infrastructure, as required by City agencies, and the interference with the drainage, flow, or overflow of surface or subsurface water resulting directly or indirectly therefrom.

(d)                     The applicant satisfies all terms and conditions requisite for the conveyance of the right-of-way area to be conveyed by this ordinance and provides the Department of Planning and Development Review, the Office of the City Attorney, and the Office of the City Clerk with written evidence that all terms and conditions of this ordinance have been satisfied.

§ 3.                     That, at such time as this ordinance becomes effective pursuant to section 2, the City shall have no further right, title or interest in the conveyed right-of-way area.

§ 4.                     This ordinance shall be in force and effect upon adoption.