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06/19/2012 06 Surplus 5.72-acre Parcel Located in Terrace Heights Yakima, WA I. r BUSINESS OF THE CITY COUNCIL YAKIMA, WASHINGTON AGENDA STATEMENT Item No. For Meeting of: June 19, 2012 ITEM TITLE: Public Hearing and Resolution declaring surplus a 5.72- ' acre parcel owned by the City of Yakima, located in Terrace Heights Yakima, Washington, and authorizing disposal of said surplus property SUBMITTED BY: Joan Davenport, Acting CED Director David Brown, Water /Irrigation Manager CONTACT David Brown, Water /Irrigation Manager - 575 -6204 PERSON /TELEPHONE: SUMMARY EXPLANATION: The City of Yakima owns parcel 191315 -42009 located in Yakima County in Terrace Heights that is excess to the needs of the City of Yakima. The parcel is unimproved and 5.72 acres in size. The current assessed value is $59,950. During the 1990's the city was contemplating taking over some of the falling drinking water systems in the Terrace Height area. As part of that plan the Water /Irrigation Division originally bought the property as a proposed drinking water storage reservoir site. However Yakima County has taken over these water systems and the property has no other usefulness. Council approval is requested to declare this property surplus and to authorize the City Manager to dispose of this building in a manner most beneficial to the City of Yakima to include auction /sale or by a means deemed appropriate by the City Manager. Under the terms and conditions of the Yakima City Charter, City officials and employees are prohibited from participating in surplus auctions directly or otherwise as a buyer or buyer's agent. Resolution X Ordinance Other (specify) Contract: Mail to: Contract Term: Amount: Expiration Date: Insurance Required? No Phone: Funding Source: APPROVED FOR City Manager SUBMITTAL: / City STAFF RECOMMENDATION: Staff respectfully requests that Council adopt Resolution declaring said property surplus, and authorizing disposal in a manner which best benefits the City. BOARD /COMMISSION RECOMMENDATION: ATTACHMENTS: Click to download ❑ Resolution RESOLUTION NO. R -2012- A RESOLUTION declaring surplus a 5.72 -acre parcel owned by the City of Yakima, located in Terrace Heights Yakima, Washington, and authorizing disposal of said surplus property. WHEREAS, the City of Yakima owns a parcel of land 5.72 acres in size, being. Yakima County Assessor's Parcel No.191315- 42009, located in Terrace Heights, Yakima, Washington; and WHEREAS, the subject property is currently unimproved and has an assessed value of $59,950; and WHEREAS, such parcel is surplus to the uses and needs of the City of Yakima with no immediate or foreseeable use by the city; and WHEREAS, the City Council has held on June 19, 2012 a public hearing pursuant to notice, to receive public comment and testimony regarding the proposed action herein, and has considered all evidence and testimony presented; and WHEREAS, the City Council finds that it would be in the best interest of the City to declare such property surplus and authorize disposal of said property in accordance with law, now, therefore, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF YAKIMA: The City Council hereby declares the aforementioned property to be surplus to the uses and needs of the City of Yakima, and the City Manager is hereby authorized and directed to dispose of said property in accordance with law and in a manner beneficial to the City of Yakima. ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL this 19 day of June 2012. Micah Cawley, Mayor ATTEST: City Clerk