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File #: 19-5307   
Type: Real Property Sale
In control: City Council A Session
On agenda: 8/15/2019
Posting Language: Ordinance approving the closure, vacation and abandonment of 0.497 of an acre of a portion of improved right-of-way at the northeast corner of Riverside Drive and Roosevelt Avenue, also known as H. F. McCarty Drive located in Council District 3 as requested by 2450 Roosevelt, Ltd. for a fee of $44,185.00. [Roderick Sanchez, Assistant City Manager; Razi Hosseini, Interim Director, Transportation & Capital Improvements]
Attachments: 1. MAP - HF McCarty, 2. Attachment 1- Letter of Agreement, 3. Attachment 2 - Survey-Field Notes, 4. Ordinance 2019-08-15-0638
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation & Capital Improvements


DEPARTMENT HEAD: Razi Hosseini, P.E., R.P.L.S.


COUNCIL DISTRICTS IMPACTED: Council District 3


SUBJECT:

Disposition: Close, vacate and abandon an improved portion of right-of-way at the northeast corner of Riverside Drive and Roosevelt Avenue (H. F. McCarty Drive)


SUMMARY:

An ordinance authorizing to close, vacate and abandon 0.497 of an acre of a portion of improved right-of-way at the northeast corner of Riverside Drive and Roosevelt Avenue, also known as H. F. McCarty Drive located in Council District 3 as requested by 2450 Roosevelt, Ltd. (Petitioner) for a fee of $44,185.00.


BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

The Petitioner purchased a 5.4 acre property located at 2450 Roosevelt Avenue at the northeast corner of Roosevelt Avenue and Riverside Drive which had been vacant for over 10 years. The property was built in 1955 and includes a 59,000 square foot industrial structure. The Petitioner has repurposed the property into 65 market rate apartments.

There is a small portion of the right-of-way between Roosevelt Avenue and the Petitioner's property the city authorized to be named H. F. McCarty Drive under Ordinance 63334, dated July 31, 1986, as requested by the property owner. The Petitioner is requesting the City to close, vacate and abandon the 0.497 of an acre of the portion of the improved right-of-way at the northeast corner of Riverside Drive and Roosevelt Avenue, also known as H. F. McCarty Drive, in order to landscape the right-of-way, which will be incorporated within the footprint of the development for curb appeal for apartment occupants.

The request was reviewed and approved by City departments, utilities and the Texas Department of Transportation (TXDoT) since TXDoT maintains the portion of Roosevelt Avenue abutting the property. In accordance with Chapter 37 of the Municipal Code, notification signs were posted near the proposed closure and letters were sent to property owners within ...

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