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File #: 17-1837   
Type: Street Closures
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 4/6/2017
Posting Language: An Ordinance authorizing the closure, vacation and abandonment of a 0.069 acre unimproved alley located between Alling Street and Appler Street in Council District 2 as requested by North Alamo Properties LLC for a fee of $81,575.00. [Peter Zanoni, Deputy City Manager; Mike Frisbie, Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
Sponsors: Martha Almeria
Attachments: 1. Subject Property Map Exhibit A, 2. BRD108-ALLEY SURVEY, 3. Site Map, 4. 1295 Form, 5. Draft Ordinance, 6. Disclosure Form, 7. Ordinance 2017-04-06-0200

DEPARTMENT: Transportation & Capital Improvements                     

 

 

DEPARTMENT HEAD: Mike Frisbie, P.E.

                     

                     

COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 2

 

 

SUBJECT:

 

Disposition:  Closure of an unimproved alley portion Public Right of Way located between Alling Street and Appler Street

 

 

SUMMARY:

 

An ordinance closing, vacating and abandoning 0.069 of an acre portion of an unimproved alley Public Right of Way, located between Alling Street and Appler Street, in Council District 2, as requested by North Alamo Properties LLC, for a fee of $81,575.00.

 

 

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

 

North Alamo Properties LLC, Petitioner, is requesting the closure, vacation and abandonment of an unimproved alley Public Right of Way located between Alling Street and Appler Street as shown on attached Exhibit A.  All abutting property owners have agreed to the proposed closure.  The plan is to assemble the land, re-plat and re-zone for future development.  The alley closure would facilitate new development, which has not yet been fully defined, but possible uses may be office, retail or mixed use.

 

 

ISSUE:

 

This ordinance will close, vacate and abandon 0.069 of an acre portion of an unimproved alley Public Right of Way located between Alling Street and Appler Street, in Council District 2, as requested by North Alamo Properties LLC, for a fee of $81,575.00.

 

North Alamo Properties LLC, Petitioner, is requesting the closure, vacation and abandonment of an unimproved alley Public Right of Way located between Alling Street and Appler Street as shown on attached Exhibit A.  All abutting property owners have agreed to the proposed closure.  The plan is to assemble the land, re-plat and re-zone for future development.  The alley closure would facilitate new development, which has not yet been fully defined, but possible uses may be office, retail or mixed use.

 

This action is consistent with City Code and Ordinances, which require City Council approval for the sale or disposition of City-owned or controlled real property.  The Planning Commission will consider this request at its regular meeting of March 22, 2017.

 

 

ALTERNATIVES:

 

City Council could choose not to approve this request; however, if not approved, the right-of-way will remain underutilized.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

 

The property value was assessed at $81,575.00 utilizing Bexar Appraisal District assessed land values.  This revenue will be deposited into the General Fund in accordance with the FY 2017 Adopted Budget.

 

Also, the property will be placed on the tax rolls, generating revenue for the City of San Antonio and other taxing entities.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

 

Staff recommends approval of this request to close, vacate and abandon an unimproved alley portion Public Right of Way, in Council District 2.

 

The City of San Antonio’s Planning Commission will consider this request at its regular meeting of March 22, 2017.