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DocuSign Envelope ID:A61204D3-2A74-4FCE-BA3D-51AF42FB7C60 <br /> RETURN TO: <br /> City of Anacortes <br /> P.O. Box 547 <br /> Anacortes, WA 98221 <br /> ORDINANCE NO. 3087 <br /> AN ORDINANCE VACATING RIGHT-OF-WAY OF A PTN. OF 11TH STREET <br /> ADJACENT TO BLOCKS 242 AND 243, "MAP OF THE CITY OF ANACORTES" <br /> THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ANACORTES DOES HEREBY ORDAIN AS <br /> FOLLOWS: <br /> WHEREAS, per AMC Chapter 12.50 Street and Alley Vacation the City Council, a <br /> hearing on the petition or proposal held before the City Council shall be upon the day <br /> fixed by resolution or at the time to which a hearing may be adjourned; and <br /> WHEREAS, at the March 1, 2021, City Council meeting a resolution was passed <br /> to set a hearing date for April 5, 2021, to consider a petition to vacate right-of-way on 11th <br /> Street; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City Council opened the public hearing on said proposal on April <br /> 5, 2021 fixed by Resolution 3017 and continued the public hearing to April 19, 2021, and <br /> again to May 3, 2021 , and agreed to approve the proposal as set-forth below; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City and property owners have entered into a certain Property <br /> Agreement, dated December 21, 2020, which provides that, in exchange for the vacation <br /> of certain portions of unopened City right-of-way, the City will obtain easements for a <br /> public trail along the Guemes Channel waterfront; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City hereby finds that a vacation of the end of 11th Street will <br /> provide a significant benefit to the public in the form of increased access to trail <br /> easements for the future Guemes Channel Trail; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City hereby finds the end of 11th Street is neither currently required <br /> for public use or public access nor anticipated to be needed for public use or access in <br /> the future; and <br /> WHEREAS, the City hereby concludes that the substitution of a new and different <br /> public way along the Guemes Channel Trail in the future would be more useful to the <br /> public; and <br />