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File #: 19-8373   
Type: Staff Briefing - Without Ordinance
In control: Planning Commission
On agenda: 11/13/2019
Posting Language: S.P. 2202 - Resolution recommending the closure, vacation and abandonment of the improved Karnes Street Public Right of Way located in New City Blocks 959 and 14164 in City Council District 1 as requested by Rio Perla Properties, LP for a fee of $487,650.00. Staff recommends approval. (Cynthia CantĂș, (210)207-4024, Cynthia.Cantu@sananatonio.gov, Transportation & Capital Improvements Department)
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A, 2. Survey, 3. Letter of Agreement, 4. Development Plans, 5. Resolution
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DEPARTMENT: Transportation & Capital Improvements

STAFF COORDINATOR: Cynthia Cant?, Management Analyst, (210) 207-4024,
cynthia.cantu@sanantonio.gov

COUNCIL DISTRICT IMPACTED: Council District 1

SUBJECT:

Real Estate Disposition: Closure of the improved Karnes Street Public Right of Way

SUMMARY:

A Resolution recommending closing, vacating and abandoning the improved Karnes Street Public Right of Way located in New City Blocks 959 and 14164 in City Council District 1, as requested by Rio Perla Properties, LP, for a fee of $487,650.00.

BACKGROUND INFORMATION:

Rio Perla Properties, LP (Petitioner) is requesting to close, vacate and abandon the improved Karnes Street Public Right of Way located within the Pearl District in New City Blocks 959 and 14164 in City Council District 1 as shown on Exhibit "A". The Karnes Street Public Right of Way consists of 0.429 acres (18,705 square feet).

Petitioner owns all abutting property to the Karnes Street Public Right of Way, which includes the former Samuels Glass Company building located at 221 Newell Avenue. Petitioner is requesting this closure to repurpose Karnes Street Public Right of Way into a pedestrian-friendly space with wide sidewalks and landscaping. Petitioner intends to redevelop the former Samuels Glass Company building, located on one of the abutting parcels, into a commercial mixed-use area that would accommodate retail, food & beverage, and an event space. If the closure is approved, Petitioner would provide a fire apparatus ingress/egress by means of an easement.

ISSUE:

This Resolution recommends closure, vacation and abandonment of the improved Karnes Street Public Right of Way located in New City Blocks 959 and 14164 in City Council District 1, as requested by Rio Perla Properties, LP, for a fee of $487,650.00.

Petitioner is requesting the closure, vacation and abandonment of the improved Karnes Street Public Right of Way located in New City Blocks 959 and 14164 in City Cou...

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