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File #: 19-0498    Version: 1 Name: Vacation of Wilson Avenue Public Road Right-of-Way
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 4/11/2019 In control: Public Works & Planning
On agenda: 5/7/2019 Final action: 5/7/2019
Enactment date: Enactment #: Resolution No. 19-193
Title: 1. Hold the public hearing to consider the vacation of public road Right-of-Way of Wilson Avenue, from 161.74 feet south of Lansing Way southerly to the end of the maintained road, as shown in the Vicinity Map. 2. Adopt required findings and Resolution approving the vacation of public road Right-of-Way of Wilson Avenue, from 161.74 feet south of Lansing Way southerly to the end of the maintained road. The Board must make the following findings: a. The vacation is determined to meet the criteria for general vacation, pursuant to Chapter 3 of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Streets and Highways Code, and easements for the benefit of the City of Fresno and Pacific Gas and Electric are reserved in the vacation. b. From all the evidence submitted, the section of Wilson Avenue described in the notice of hearing is unnecessary for present or prospective public use. c. The public road Right-of-Way of Wilson Avenue described in the notice of hearing is not useful as a non-motorized transporta...
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Vicinity Map, 3. Resolution No. 19-193
DATE: May 7, 2019

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Steven E. White, Director
Department of Public Works and Planning

SUBJECT: Vacation of Wilson Avenue Public Road Right-of-Way
(Vacation Application No. V17-05) (Applicant: Haneborg)

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Hold the public hearing to consider the vacation of public road Right-of-Way of Wilson Avenue, from 161.74 feet south of Lansing Way southerly to the end of the maintained road, as shown in the Vicinity Map.

2. Adopt required findings and Resolution approving the vacation of public road Right-of-Way of Wilson Avenue, from 161.74 feet south of Lansing Way southerly to the end of the maintained road. The Board must make the following findings:

a. The vacation is determined to meet the criteria for general vacation, pursuant to Chapter 3 of Part 3 of Division 9 of the Streets and Highways Code, and easements for the benefit of the City of Fresno and Pacific Gas and Electric are reserved in the vacation.

b. From all the evidence submitted, the section of Wilson Avenue described in the notice of hearing is unnecessary for present or prospective public use.

c. The public road Right-of-Way of Wilson Avenue described in the notice of hearing is not useful as a non-motorized transportation facility, pursuant to Section 892 of the Streets and Highways Code.

d. The vacation is consistent with the County General Plan.

3. Direct the Clerk to cause a certified copy of the Resolution to be recorded without acknowledgement in the Fresno County Recorder's Office.
REPORT
Approval of the recommended actions will vacate the identified public road Right-of-Way (ROW). The Department of Public Works and Planning received an application to vacate the public road ROW of Wilson Avenue, from 161.74 feet south of Lansing Way southerly to the end of the maintained road. The subject ROW was dedicated as part of the Forkner Giffen Fig Gardens Subdivision No. 2 in 1919. The Applicant owns the parcel that surr...

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