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File #: 30616    Version: 1 Name: Vacation/Discontinuance of a public alley from S Mills St to S Brooks St as platted by Greenbush Addition to Madison, being located in part of the Northwest one-quarter (1/4), of the Southeast one-quarter (1/4) of Section 23, Town 07 North, Range 09 East,
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/13/2013 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 8/6/2013 Final action: 8/6/2013
Enactment date: 8/9/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00597
Title: Vacation/Discontinuance of a public alley from S Mills St to S Brooks St as platted by Greenbush Addition to Madison, being located in part of the Northwest one-quarter (1/4), of the Southeast one-quarter (1/4) of Section 23, Town 07 North, Range 09 East, City of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. (13th AD)
Sponsors: Sue Ellingson
Attachments: 1. Proposed Alley Vacation.pdf, 2. Register of Deeds Copy
Fiscal Note
No expenditure of City funds required. Any costs and work relating to public infrastructure reconstruction and/or required public street signage changes as a result of the proposed redevelopment plan and street vacation shall be the sole responsibility of the Owner/Developer and administered under Private Contract between the Owner/Developer and the City.
 
Title
Vacation/Discontinuance of a public alley from S Mills St to S Brooks St as platted by Greenbush Addition to Madison, being located in part of the Northwest one-quarter (1/4), of the Southeast one-quarter (1/4) of Section 23, Town 07 North, Range 09 East, City of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. (13th AD)
 
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WHEREAS, various public alleys were dedicated by the subdivision plat of Greenbush Addition to Madison which was recorded October 3, 1854 in Volume A, Page 15, as Document No. 117 Dane County Registry; and
 
WHEREAS, various public alleys in this vicinity have been vacated/discontinued over the years to facilitate the development of the existing Meriter Hospital infrastructure and campus; and
 
WHEREAS, the Owner/Development team has submitted for review a preliminary Planned Development-Specific Implementation Plan (PD-SIP) proposal that requires the city of Madison vacate/discontinue the public alley from S Mills St to S Brooks St as depicted in the Meriter Hospital prepared exhibit titled Preferred Phasing Plan, attached  hereto and made part of this resolution; and
 
WHEREAS, Meriter Hospital submitted a request to City Engineering on April 12, 2013 to vacate/discontinue this public alley; and
 
WHEREAS, City Engineering routed to all affected City agencies for review and conditional approval comments for the vacation of this public alley segment to facilitate the associated proposed redevelopment plan; and
 
WHEREAS, affected City agencies, Police, Fire, Traffic Engineering, City Engineering, Water Utility, Parks and Streets Divisions, that were routed this proposal, approve of the concept with no major concerns and/or conditions; and
 
WHEREAS, if the concurrent redevelopment proposal submitted by the Developer is approved by the Common Council and moves forward, City Engineering supports the vacation of the public alley as proposed; and
 
WHEREAS, if the concurrent redevelopment proposal and the vacation of the public alley are both approved by the Common Council, the public alley vacation resolution shall then be recorded by the City Clerk with the Dane County Register of Deeds and the Developer shall then incorporate the vacated portions within the proposed Meriter Hospital PD-SIP; and
 
WHEREAS, the Developer may have to enter into a Private Development Agreement or apply for proper Engineering permits to properly reconstruct any public infrastructure resulting from the public alley vacation and/or redevelopment proposal.
 
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Of Madison hereby conditionally discontinues and vacates various portions of public alleys in accordance with WI ss 66.1003(2); and
 
NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, upon Common Council adoption of this resolution, a City Clerk certified copy of the resolution and the supplemental exhibit depicting the general public alley vacation area, shall be recorded by the City Clerk with the Dane County Register of Deeds; and
 
NOW THEREFORE BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, in the event the proposed Meriter Hospital redevelopment plan for the entire Block 4 Greenbush Addition property bounded by S Mills St, Mound St, S Brooks St and Milton St does not obtain final Common Council approval and move forward to final construction, the alley vacation resolution (recorded or not) is hereby rescinded, null and void and reverts back to public alley status.