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File #: ORD. 2022-256    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 9/12/2022 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/26/2022 Final action: 9/26/2022
Title: To vacate the full width utility easement and full width maintenance easement previously retained in the closing to public use and travel of Bunche Place by Ord. No. 97-183, adopted Jun. 23, 1997, consisting of 1,980? square feet, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)
Patrons: Mayor Stoney
Attachments: 1. Ord. No. 2022-256, 2. Staff Report
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To vacate the full width utility easement and full width maintenance easement previously retained in the closing to public use and travel of Bunche Place by Ord. No. 97-183, adopted Jun. 23, 1997, consisting of 1,980? square feet, upon certain terms and conditions. (7th District)
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THE CITY OF RICHMOND HEREBY ORDAINS:
? 1. That a full width utility easement and full width maintenance easement previously retained in the closing to public use and travel as a right-of-way of the City of Richmond by Ordinance No. 97-183-199, adopted June 23, 1997, and as shown on a drawing prepared by the Department of Public Works, designated as DPW Drawing No. O-23117, dated February 18, 1997, and entitled "Proposed Closing of Creighton Rd., Walcott Pl. & Bunche Pl. (Retaining as a Full Width Utility Easement) in Creighton Court.," hereinafter referred to as "the Drawing," a copy of which drawing is attached to this ordinance, are hereby vacated.
? 2. That this ordinance, as to the vacation of the subject utility and maintenance easements identified in section 1 of this ordinance, 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 18 months from the day this ordinance is adopted:
(a) The applicant bears all costs associated with the closing, 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 agrees in writing with the City that, for itself, its successors and its assigns, they shall, to the extent permitted by law, indemnify, reimburse, and keep and hold the City free and harmless from liability on account of injury or damage to persons, firms, corporations or property, which may result directly or indirectly from the vacation of the ut...

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