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File #: 19-1379    Version: 1 Name: Resolution to vacate an unimproved portion of Hickory Lane located in Morley’s Subdivision in Antioch Township.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/16/2019 In control: Public Works, Planning & Transportation Committee
On agenda: Final action: 9/10/2019
Title: Resolution to vacate an unimproved portion of Hickory Lane located in Morley's Subdivision in Antioch Township.
Attachments: 1. 000505 (Hickory Ln) VanSickle PWPT report 08-28-19 Final, 2. 000505 Vacation Minutes (Hickory Lane) 08-07-19 Final, 3. Location Map - Van Sickle (Hickory), 4. Van Sickle plat of vacation, 5. Power Point - (Hickory Ln) VanSickle - 08-28-19 PWPT

Title

Resolution to vacate an unimproved portion of Hickory Lane located in Morley’s Subdivision in Antioch Township.

 

Staff Summary

                     Thomas and Robin Van Sickle, record owners, are requesting a vacation of an unimproved section of Hickory Lane, which is adjacent to 25119 W. Hickory Lane, 25140 W. Linden Lane, and 43418 N. Private Drive, all of which are located in Antioch, Illinois, in the Morley’s Subdivision. The portion of right-of-way to be vacated is 25 feet wide extending east 153 feet (on average) and consists of 0.09 acres.

                     The right-of-way has not been approved or accepted by the Antioch Township Highway Commissioner. The Commissioner has no objections to the proposed vacation.

                     The Board of Vacations held a public hearing on August 7, 2019 and recommended by unanimous vote to grant the vacation.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

 

WHEREAS, on August 7, 2019, a public hearing was held before the Board of Vacations pursuant to Section 151.204 of the Lake County Unified Development Ordinance, as amended, on the petition of Thomas & Robin Van Sickle, record owners, requesting a vacation of an unimproved section of Hickory Lane 25 feet wide extending east 153 feet  (on average) and consists of 0.09 acres, located in the Morley’s Subdivision, Antioch, Illinois and more fully described as follows:

 

Vacation of the portion of public road known as Hickory Lane: lying east of the west line of Lots 63 and 67 extended north to the south line of Lot 47 and lying west of a line drawn from the northeasterly corner of Lot 64 to the southeasterly corner of Lot 47 in Morley’s Subdivision of part of the east half of the east fractional section 1, Township 46 North, Range 9, East of the third principal meridian, according to the plat thereof, recorded May 8, 1924, as document number 239470, in Book “M” of plats, page 76, in Lake County, Illinois; and

 

WHEREAS, the petitioners are the owners of the following parcels of real estate, to-wit:

 

Lots 44, 45, 46, 47, 63, 64, 65 and 67 in Morley’s Subdivision, being a subdivision in the East ½ of the East ½ fractional Section 1, township 46 North, Range 9, East of the Third Principal Meridian, according to the plat thereof recorded May 8, 1924as document 239470 in Book “M” of Plats, Page 76, in Lake County, Illinois. PINs 01-01-405-025, 01-01-405-024, 01-01-404-044; and

 

WHEREAS, after reviewing the testimony presented at the aforementioned public hearing of the Board of Vacations, said Board has submitted its recommendation and report to the Public Works, Planning, & Transportation Committee; and

 

WHEREAS, the Board of Vacations recommends approval of the vacation request based on the following findings: 1) Antioch Township has no objection to the request; 2) Without an active homeowner’s association, there is no official oversight of the right-of-way use; 3) The vacation would relieve the County of any liability associated with the right-of-way; 4) The vacation would place the property in private ownership and on the tax rolls, and 5) There are other access points to the channel; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the Lake County Board that the public right-of-way, as described above, is hereby vacated and that portion of said plats of subdivision are hereby revoked, annulled, and set aside; and

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that this resolution shall take effect and be in force for and after its passage provided that said petitioner shall after the passage of this resolution, file for recording in the office of the County Recorder of Deeds, a certified copy of this resolution, the application, and the Deed of Vacation.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on this 10th day of September 2019.