Notice of Condemnation

Notice of Condemnation

In the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania

Civil Division: In Re: Condemnation by the City of Pittsburgh of certain property in the 10th Ward of the City of Pittsburgh, Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, being property of Frank and Florina Chianelli, their successors, assigns, or any other persons found to have an interest in the property, being identified as Block and Lot Nos. 121-J-250, 121-J-251, 121-J-252, 121-J-253, 121-J-254, and 121-J-255, for the purpose of roadway construction, particularly reconstructing and maintaining El Paso Street.

To: Owners of property, their heirs, executors, administrators, successors, or assigns or any other persons found to have an interest in the following property. Take notice that the City of Pittsburgh, pursuant to Section 305 of the Pennsylvania Eminent Domain Code, 26 Pa. C.S. § 305, gives notice that:

1. The City of Pittsburgh (the “City”) filed a Declaration of Taking on the 23rd day of November, 2022, in the Court of Common Pleas of Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, Civil Division, at GD 22-014312.

2. The Condemnees are Frank and Firorina Chianelli.

3. The Condemnor is the City of Pittsburgh, City-County Building, 414 Grant Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15219.

4. This condemnation is authorized by 53 P.S. § 1081.

5. The condemnation was authorized by the City pursuant to Resolution No. 2022-0182, adopted by City Council on March 29, 2022 and signed by the Mayor on March 29, 2022, the original of which may be examined at the address of the Condemnor.

6. The condemnation is for the purpose of roadway construction, particularly reconstructing and maintaining El Paso Street.

7. By means of the Declaration of Taking, fee simple title to the properties known as Block and Lot Nos. 121-J-250, 121-J-251, 121-J-252, 121-J-253, 121-J-254, and 121-J-255, have been condemned.

8. A plan showing the condemned property is available at the address of Condemnor for inspection.

9. Just compensation for the condemnation of the property is secured by the power of taxation of the City.

10. If the Condemnee wishes to challenge the power or right of Condemnor to appropriate the condemned property, the sufficiency of the security, the procedure followed by the Condemnor or the Declaration of Taking, it shall file Preliminary Objections within 30 days after being served with the Notice of Condemnation.

Lawrence H. Baumiller, Assistant City Solicitor

22-04929 Dec 5, 2022