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File #: 33139    Version: Name: SUBSTITUTE Discontinuing/Vacating of a portion of Dow Court.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 2/14/2014 In control: BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS
On agenda: 4/8/2014 Final action: 4/8/2014
Enactment date: 4/10/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00245
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Discontinuing/Vacating of a portion of Dow Court from W. Wilson Street southeasterly to the current southerly terminus, being part of Dow Replat located in the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 23, Town 7 North, Range 9 East, City of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. (4th AD)
Sponsors: Paul E. Skidmore, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. Findorff utility 2014.pdf, 2. Dow Ct Vacation.pdf, 3. JHF NCBE Vacate letter.pdf, 4. bpw mailing affidavit.pdf, 5. Resolution 33139 Original.pdf, 6. Link Ord File 33437, 7. 33139 Register of Deeds cert.pdf
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsWatch
4/8/20142 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt and Close the Public HearingPass Action details Not available
3/24/20142 PLAN COMMISSION Return to Lead with the Recommendation for ApprovalPass Action details Not available
3/19/20141 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT - REPORT OF OFFICERPass Action details Not available
2/25/20141 BOARD OF PUBLIC WORKS Referred  Action details Not available
2/25/20141 COMMON COUNCIL Refer  Action details Not available
2/14/20141 Engineering Division Referred for Introduction  Action details Not available
Fiscal Note
This vacation/discontinuance of approximately 2,645 sq. ft. of Dow Court public right-of-way for transfer to adjoining land owners to facilitate future development of the site. No expenditure of City funds required.
Title
SUBSTITUTE - Discontinuing/Vacating of a portion of Dow Court from W. Wilson Street southeasterly to the current southerly terminus, being part of Dow Replat located in the Northwest 1/4 of the Southeast 1/4 of Section 23, Town 7 North, Range 9 East, City of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. (4th AD)
Body
WHEREAS, Dow Court was dedicated to the public per the plat of Dow Replat of Lots 4, 5, 6 and S.W. 57’ of 7, Block 28, which was recorded January 15, 1912, in Volume 7 of Plats, Page 3, as Document No. 315740, Dane County Registry; and

WHEREAS, portions of Dow Court have been previously vacated/discontinued and easement rights retained by the City of Madison on June 6, 2006 per Enactment Number RES-06-00474, File No. 03403, recorded as Document No. 4204089, Dane County Registry and also on December 5, 2000 per Resolution Number 57810, ID Number 28347, recorded as Document No. 3274037, Dane County Registry; and

WHEREAS, J. H. Findorff & Son Inc. and the National Conference of Bar Examiners have provided a written request that the City of Madison vacate/discontinue a portion of a public street known as Dow Court, the written request for vacation/discontinuance is attached hereto and made part of this resolution; and

WHEREAS, J.H. Findorff & Son Inc. and the National Conference of Bar Examiners own all the abutting property of the proposed Dow Court vacation/discontinuance area; and

WHEREAS, The vacated/discontinued portion of Dow Court is to be incorporated into a proposed development project per Subdivision Application (ID No. 33077) and Land Use Application (ID No. to be determined), both submitted on January 22, 2014 to the City of Madison by J. H. Findorff & Son Inc., the utility plan of the proposed site development is at...

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