Legislation # 15-0216 Enactment Number none
Type Resolution Effective Date none
Introduction Date 7/8/2015
Title Resolution Authorizing the Transfer from the City of Hampton to the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority One Vacant Parcel in the Downtown Area, known as 32 E. Queens Way, LRSN: 2002883.
 
Legislation History 15-0216
DateNotice Of ActionDescription
7/8/2015 Approved
7/8/2015 Held Public Hearing - there were no speakers on this item.
6/23/2015 Received By Clerk's Office
 
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Legislation Text 15-0216

 

City of Hampton, Virginia

Resolution

22 Lincoln Street

Hampton, VA 23669

www.hampton.gov

 

File Number: 15-0216

 

Enactment Number: -

 

Resolution Authorizing the Transfer from the City of Hampton to the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority One Vacant Parcel in the Downtown Area, known as 32 E. Queens Way, LRSN: 2002883.

 

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the City of Hampton (City) owns a vacant parcel of land known as 32 E. Queens Way, LRSN: 2002883, in the Downtown area of the City of Hampton, Virginia;

WHEREAS, the City Council has designated the Hampton Redevelopment and Housing Authority (HRHA) as the agency to implement the Citys Comprehensive Plan as it relates to residential development and redevelopment with a residential component, and in the past and consistent with this policy, the City conveyed the Goodyear site in Downtown Hampton to the HRHA;

WHEREAS, the City originally acquired 32 E. Queens Way to assist in the assemblage of properties surrounding the Goodyear site with the purpose of facilitating the marketability of the site for redevelopment;

WHEREAS, while the Goodyear site and 32 E. Queens Way are to be continued to be marketed for redevelopment, the City Council is amenable to the two sites being used for other public purposes in the interim;

WHEREAS, to that end, the City desires to transfer title to 32 E. Queens Way to the HRHA for redevelopment in accordance with the Citys Comprehensive Plan and the additional conditions that the HRHA: (i) enter into a Master Lease for the Goodyear site and 32 E. Queens Way with the Downtown Hampton Development Partnership (DHDP) for the purpose of hosting or facilitating festival events that are conducive to tourism, arts, culture and multicultural, multi-generational entertainment; (ii) continue to market the two sites for redevelopment; (iii) consult with the City before any unsolicited proposal for the lots is accepted, or an RFP or RFQ is issued or the lots are sold, and (iv) pay over to the City the net proceeds from the sale of the lots without further notice or demand.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT ORDAINED, by the Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia, as follows:

1. That it approves the transfer to the HRHA of 32 E. Queens Way, LRSN: 2002883, located in the City of Hampton in the Downtown area for redevelopment in accordance with the Citys Comprehensive Plan and the additional conditions that the HRHA: (i) enter into a Master Lease for the Goodyear site and 32 E. Queens Way with the Downtown Hampton Development Partnership (DHDP) for the purpose of hosting or facilitating festival events that are conducive to tourism, arts, culture and multicultural, multi-generational entertainment; (ii) continue to market the two sites for redevelopment; and (iii) pay over to the City the net proceeds from the sale of the lots without further notice or demand;

2. That the City Manager or her authorized designee and the Clerk be and are authorized to execute and deliver to the HRHA any and all necessary legal documents to effectuate the transfer; such documents shall include, but not be limited to, contracts, deeds, releases for sale, transfer, and conveyance of the parcel generally described above in the Downtown area of the City of Hampton, Virginia; and

3. That a copy of this Resolution be attached to the deed of conveyance of the above described parcel.

Adopted at the regular meeting of the City Council of the City of Hampton, Virginia held on July 8, 2015.

 

 

 

Signed by ____________________________ Date _________________

George E. Wallace, Mayor

 

 

 

 

Attested by ____________________________ Date _________________

Katherine K. Glass, CMC

Clerk of the Council