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IN THE COURT OF COMMON PLEAS OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA
CIVIL DIVISION
IN THE MATTER OF CONDEMNATION BY THE REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF ALLEGHENY COUNTY OF CERTAIN PARCELS OF LAND IN THE TOWNSHIP OF SOUTH PARK, ALLEGHENY COUNTY, PENNSYLVANIA, BEING PROPERTY OF:
Case No: GD-19-014021
ANNA M. SHANNON (887-M-5); ERNEST CHARLTON, EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF JAMES CHARLTON, DECEASED, AND ELIZABETH WEBB AND ANY AND ALL HEIRS OF THE TRUST CREATED BY THE ESTATE OF JAMES CHARLTON (887-M-6); FIELDING D. GRUNDEN (887-M-7); WILSON S. LESNETT (887-M-8); FRED C. LEWIS AND BRIDGET E. LEWIS (887-M-9); JOSEPH F. ZIMBER AND KATHERINE ZIMBER (887-M-10); RAYMOND J. KLAVON (887-M-11); JOHANA FLANAGAN (887-M-12); RODERICK E. GRIEVES (887-M-14); CLARA BECKETT (887-M-30); J. C. HOLLEY (887-M-31); ALSIE PLESSINGER (887-M-32); PERCY P. RICHEL (887-M-33); HOWARD M. MACKANESS (887-M-34); SAMUEL H. MAGINNIS (887-M-35); WILLIAM H. MORGAN AND MARGARET MORGAN (887-M-37); FLORENCE B. SHENEFELT (887-M-38-0-1); GEORGE C. MCGILL (887-M-39); MARTHA WYLAND (887-M-42); MICHAEL A. HARTMAN, EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF MATTHEW A. HARTMAN (887-M-52)(887-M-57); LAURA E. BARTLETT (887-M-55); CATHERINE G. STEWART (887-M-56); ELLA M. GREELY (887-M-300), their heirs, executors, administrators, successors, assigns or any other persons found to have an interest in the following property: ALL that certain lot or piece of ground situate in the Township of South Park, Allegheny County, PA, located at: Orchard Street, Block and Lot No: 887-M-5; Orchard Street, Block and Lot No: 887-M-6; Orchard Street, Block and Lot No: 887-M-7; Orchard Street, Block and Lot No: 887-M-8; Orchard Street, Block and Lot No: 887-M-9; Orchard Street, Block and Lot No: 887-M-10; Orchard Street, Block and Lot No: 887-M-11; Orchard Street, Block and Lot No: 887-M-12; Orchard Street, Block and Lot No: 887-M-14; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-30; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-31; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-32; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-33; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-34; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-35; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-37; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-38-0-1; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-39; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-42; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-52; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-55; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-56; Lincoln Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-57; Washington Avenue, Block and Lot No: 887-M-300, in the Department of Real Estate of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
NOTICE TO CONDEMNEES OF CONDEMNATION
In accordance with Section 405 of the Eminent Domain Law of the General Assembly of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County hereby gives notice that:
1. The Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County filed a Declaration of Taking on the 3rd day of October, 2019, for Docket No. GD-19-014021 in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, pursuant to the requirements of the Act of June 22, 1964, P.L. No. 84, as amended 26 Pa. C.S.A. § 101 et seq., known as the "Eminent Domain Code". The address of the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County is One Chatham Center, Suite 900, 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
2. This condemnation is specifically authorized by Sections 12, and 12.1 of the Urban Redevelopment Law, Act of May 24, 1945, P.L. 991 as amended, 35 P.S. § 1701 et seq.
3. The Board of the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County (hereinafter "Board") by Resolution duly adopted on May 11, 2009 and December 16, 2011, condemned the property referred to above at, GD-19-014021, in the Township of South Park, and authorized the Director, the Manager of Housing and Human Services and the Authorities Manager of said Authority to execute and file the aforementioned Declarations of Taking.
4. The purpose of this condemnation is to effectuate the public purpose of the redevelopment of blighted properties in the Township of South Park.
5. The nature of the title acquired hereby is the absolute fee simple title whether fee simple or lesser estates, together with all easements, rights of way and real property interests of whatever nature.
6. These properties have been condemned in their entirety as of the dates set forth in Paragraph 1 above.
7. A plan showing the condemned properties may be inspected at the offices of the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County, One Chatham Center, Suite 900, 112 Washington Place, Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania.
8. Just compensation has been secured by the bond of the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County, filed with each Declaration of Taking.
9. If you wish to challenge the power or right of the Condemnor, the Redevelopment Authority of Allegheny County, to appropriate the condemned property, the sufficiency of the security, the procedure followed by the Condemnor, or the Declaration of Taking, you are required to file Preliminary Objections with the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, within thirty (30) days after publication of this Notice.
FURTHERMORE, NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN that the Authority, pursuant to Section 522 of the Eminent Domain Code of 1964 (26 Pa. C.S.A. Section 522) will, no less than twenty (20) days subsequent to the expiration of the statutory period for the filing of Preliminary Objections to the Declarations of Taking, present a petition to the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County to deposit into court the just compensation estimated by the Authority to be due all parties in interest for damages sustained as a result of the condemnation of the properties herein involved.
William G. Merchant, Esquire
Attorney for the Redevelopment Authority
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PostedOctober 10, 2019