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File #: 61878    Version: 1 Name: Discontinuing and vacating a portion of the public road right-of-way of Parkside Drive, being located in part of the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ and also part of the SW ¼ of the SE 1/4 of Section 28, Township 8 North, Range 10 East, City of Madison, Dane County, Wis
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/24/2020 In control: Engineering Division
On agenda: 10/20/2020 Final action: 10/20/2020
Enactment date: 10/26/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00708
Title: Discontinuing and vacating a portion of the public road right-of-way of Parkside Drive, being located in part of the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ and also part of the SW ¼ of the SE 1/4 of Section 28, Township 8 North, Range 10 East, City of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. (17th AD)
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A - Exhibit Map.pdf, 2. Exhibit B - Legal Description.pdf, 3. Exhibit C - Retained Easements.pdf, 4. Exhibit D - Private Storm Facilities.pdf, 5. Exhibit E - Other Utilities.pdf, 6. Vicinity Map.pdf
Fiscal Note
No City appropriation required.
Title
Discontinuing and vacating a portion of the public road right-of-way of Parkside Drive, being located in part of the SE ¼ of the SW ¼ and also part of the SW ¼ of the SE 1/4 of Section 28, Township 8 North, Range 10 East, City of Madison, Dane County, Wisconsin. (17th AD)
Body
WHEREAS, a four (4) rod road (66 feet wide) was ordered to be laid out by the Town of Burke Supervisors in July of 1857 lying north of the center of Sun Prairie and Madison Road (now known as E. Washington Avenue) and the centerline of said Town Road was located along the center of Section 28, T 8 N, R 10 E, said Town Road ultimately becoming Portage Road and currently City of Madison right-of-way upon its annexation into the City of Madison; and

WHEREAS, the intersection of Portage Road and E. Washington Avenue was moved to the southwest of the original location realigning Portage Road as part of State Highway Commission of Wisconsin Project T 017-2(15) circa 1957. Related acquisitions of lands adjacent to and lying easterly and westerly of the existing Portage Road right-of-way (former Town Road) were made by Dane County per Document No. 928361 (subsequently conveyed to the State of Wisconsin per Document No. 1878774) and to the State of Wisconsin per Document No. 927256; and

WHEREAS, a portion of Parkside Dr. (formerly Portage Rd per the Resolution) was discontinued and vacated by the City of Madison Common Council by a Resolution adopted on July 27, 1971, Resolution No. 22365, File No. 4600-97 and subsequently recorded and made effective on August 6, 1971 as Document No. 1299258, Dane County Register of Deeds; and

WHEREAS, the above said relocated portion of Portage Road from the intersection with E. Washington Avenue northerly to a point approximately 700 feet north of E. Washington Ave. was renamed Parkside Drive per an Ordinance adopted by the City of Madison Common Council on June 15th, 1973 as Ordinance No. 4254, File No. 5055...

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