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File #: 19-1381    Version: 1 Name: Resolution to vacate an unimproved portion of West Oak 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 West Oak Lane, located in Morley's Subdivision in Antioch Township.
Attachments: 1. 000501 Balbin-VanSickle PWPT report 08-28-19 Final, 2. 000501 Vacation Minutes (W. Oak Ln) 08-07-19 Final, 3. Balbin - VanSickle location map, 4. Balbin Van Sickle plat of vacation, 5. Power Point - Balbin VanSickle - 08-28-19 PWPT Final

Title

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

 

Staff Summary

                     Thomas and Robin Van Sickle and Travis Balbin, record owners, are requesting a vacation of an unimproved section of West Oak Lane, which is adjacent to 25119 W. Hickory Lane, 25140 W. Linden Lane, and 25124 W. Linden Lane, all of which are located in Antioch, Illinois in the Morley’s Subdivision. The portion of right of way to be vacated is 12 feet wide extending north-south 200 feet between West Linden Lane and West Hickory Lane and consists of 0.06 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 and Travis Balbin, record owners, requesting a vacation of an unimproved section of West Oak Lane 12 feet wide extending north-south 200 feet  from both W. Linden Lane and W. Hickory Lane, located in the Morley’s Subdivision, Antioch, Illinois and more fully described as follows:

 

The portion of public road known as West Oak Lane; all of the public alley lying between Lots 63, 64, 65 and 67 in Morley’s Subdivision or 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 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, 66, 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, 1924 as document 239470 in Book “M” of Plats, Page 76, in Lake County, Illinois; PINs 01-01-405-025, 01-01-405-024, 01-01-405-020; 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; 4) The vacation would relieve the County of any liability associated with the right-of-way; 5) The vacation would place the property in private ownership and on the tax rolls; 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.