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File #: 190989.    Version: Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Adopted
File created: 2/7/2020 In control: City Attorney
On agenda: 6/18/2020 Final action: 7/16/2020
Title: Vacation of Public Right-of-Way - NW 4th Lane between NW 13th and NW 14th Street (B) Ordinance No. 190989 An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, to vacate, abandon, and close a public right-of-way on NW 4th Lane lying between NW 13th Street and NW 14th Street, as more specifically described in this ordinance; providing directions to the Clerk of the Commission; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an effective date
Attachments: 1. 190989_PB-19-161 SVA_TheMark_StaffReport_20200227, 2. 190989_draft ordinance_20200618.pdf, 3. 190989B_PB-19-161SVA_StaffPPT_20200227, 4. 190989C_CPB200227_MinutesDraft, 5. 190989D_PB-19-161SVA_StaffPPT_20200618, 6. 190989_Ordinance_20200716.pdf
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Vacation of Public Right-of-Way - NW 4th Lane between NW 13th and NW 14th Street (B)

Ordinance No. 190989

An ordinance of the City of Gainesville, Florida, to vacate, abandon, and close a public right-of-way on NW 4th Lane lying between NW 13th Street and NW 14th Street, as more specifically described in this ordinance; providing directions to the Clerk of the Commission; providing a severability clause; providing a repealing clause; and providing an effective date

recommendation
The City Commission adopt the proposed ordinance.

explanation
STAFF REPORT

This ordinance vacates a portion of NW 4th Lane that is a 20-foot wide right-of-way that lays between NW 13th Street to the east and NW 14th Street to the west. The right-of-way distance between the streets is approximately 340 feet. The right-of-way to be vacated is approximately 0.15 acres in total and is paved but does not meet current City of Gainesville design standards for roadways. Vacation of this public right-of-way will facilitate the redevelopment of the adjoining properties on either side of the right-of-way as part of a high-density, multiple-family development. All of the adjacent property owners, including the applicant, agree to this vacation of public right-of-way.

Per Section 30-3.41 of the Land Development Code, the City Commission may vacate a public right-of-way only upon its finding that the criteria in both 1 and 2 as provided below have been met:

1. The public right-of-way no longer serves a public purpose and the vacation of the public right-of-way is in the public interest, which shall be based on a consideration of the following:
a. Whether the public benefits from the use of the subject right-of-way as part of the city street system;
b. Whether the proposed action is consistent with the Comprehensive Plan;
c. Whether the proposed vacation is consistent with the minimum block size requirements and other applicable street connectivity standards;
d. Whether the prop...

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