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File #: 19-143    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 3/11/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 4/1/2019 Final action: 4/1/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Declaring the Intent to Vacate a 0.18-Acre Lot Known as Lot A of the Tuscany East Subdivision, Generally Located at the Southeast Corner of Merced Avenue and Sable Street and Setting a Public Hearing on May 6, 2019 for the Vacation Process (Vacation #19-01) REPORT IN BRIEF Considers adopting a Resolution to declare the intent to vacate a 0.18-acre lot known as Lot A of the Tuscany East subdivision, generally located at the southeast corner of Merced Avenue and Sable Street and sets a public hearing for May 6, 2019 for the vacation process. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2019-11 a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, declaring its intention to abandon Lot A of the Tuscany East subdivision, generally located at the southeast corner of Merced Avenue and Sable Street (Vacation #19-01) and setting May 6, 2019, as the time and place for a public hearing.
Attachments: 1. Location Map.pdf, 2. Legal Description.pdf, 3. Parcel Map.pdf, 4. Ground Water Clean-Up/Monitoring Equipment, 5. Resolution Requiring Lot A be Transferred to the City of Merced, 6. Letter from the State Water Board, 7. Draft City Council Resolution

Report Prepared by: Francisco Mendoza-Gonzalez, Planner, Development Services Department

Title
SUBJECT: Adoption of Resolution Declaring the Intent to Vacate a 0.18-Acre Lot Known as Lot A of the Tuscany East Subdivision, Generally Located at the Southeast Corner of Merced Avenue and Sable Street and Setting a Public Hearing on May 6, 2019 for the Vacation Process (Vacation #19-01)

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers adopting a Resolution to declare the intent to vacate a 0.18-acre lot known as Lot A of the Tuscany East subdivision, generally located at the southeast corner of Merced Avenue and Sable Street and sets a public hearing for May 6, 2019 for the vacation process.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion adopting Resolution 2019-11 a Resolution of the City Council of the City of Merced, California, declaring its intention to abandon Lot A of the Tuscany East subdivision, generally located at the southeast corner of Merced Avenue and Sable Street (Vacation #19-01) and setting May 6, 2019, as the time and place for a public hearing.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve as recommended by staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to modifications by the City Council; or,
3. Deny; or,
4. Refer back to staff for reconsideration of specific items (specific items to be addressed in the motion); or
5. Continue to a future meeting (date and time to be specified in motion).

AUTHORITY
Part 3, Chapter 3 of the Streets and Highways Code of the State of California authorizes the City Council to vacate a right-of-way or easement. The vacation shall be made by adoption of a resolution setting a public hearing pursuant to Section 8320 of the Streets and Highways Code, and shall be recorded pursuant to Section 8325. The City of Merced Administrative Policies and Procedures No. A-6 provides direction to staff for processing vacation requests, and City Resolution 86-80 establishes a policy concerning costs associated with the vacation.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
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