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MOTION: JENKINS May 17, 2005 <br />Regular Meeting <br />SECOND: BARG Ord. No. 05-30 <br />RE: AUTHORIZE THE ABANDONMENT AND VACATION OF <br />DEDICATED RIGHT-OF-WAY IN THE CARDINAL GLEN <br />SUBDIVISION - NEABSCO MAGISTERIAL DISTRICT <br />WHEREAS, according to the Cardinal Glen subdivision plat, recorded in Deed <br />Book 2751 at Page 1250, Wanda Court accessed Cardinal Drive and since the subdivision plat <br />was recorded, Tina Lane has opened to Cardinal Drive and Wanda Court is to end in a cul-de- <br />sac; and <br />WHEREAS, the Cardinal Glen subdivision plat also shows a reservation for <br />future public street dedication on Lots 50 and 51 for the cul-de-sac once Tina Lane opened to <br />Cardinal Drive; and <br />WHEREAS, the right-of-way of Wanda Court that accessed Cardinal Drive is <br />to be abandoned; and <br />WHEREAS, the fee simple ownership of the referenced right-of-way rests with <br />the Board of County Supervisors; and <br />WHEREAS, the County is considering abandoning and vacating the referenced <br />right-of-way since it will no longer be needed for a road; and <br />WHEREAS, according to VA Code Sections 33.1-166.1 and 15.2-2274, <br />abandoning the referenced right-of-way will discontinue the dedicated right-of-way for public <br />street purposes and the vacated right-of-way, from the centerline, reverts to the adjacent <br />property owner; and <br />WHEREAS, VA Code Section 15.2-2272 authorizes the vacation of any public <br />feature shown on a subdivision plat after lots have been sold by either a) administrative <br />approval of a plat of vacation, signed by the owners of every lot shown on the original <br />subdivision plat; or b) an ordinance of vacation, adopted by the Board of County Supervisors, <br />following notice to affected property owners and a public hearing; and <br />WHEREAS, property owners within 200 feet were notified 15 days prior to the <br />public hearing that the Prince William Board of County Supervisors is considering abandoning <br />and vacating the referenced right-of-way, public notice was posted three places within the <br />proposed abandoned right-of-way and the public hearing was advertised in newspapers of <br />general circulation in the County; and <br />