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Carey Blvd. (Near 6631 N Syracuse St.)

Carey Blvd. - aerial view (Near 6631 N Syracuse St.)

The City of Portland Water Bureau owns the property near 6631 N Syracuse Street. The Water Bureau no longer needs the property for on-going operations.

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6631 N Syracuse St, Portland, OR 97203
PORTLAND MAPS 6631 N Syracuse St - 11 Parcels:
 1.  R227667
 2.  R227673
 3.  R227668
 4.  R307522
 5.  R227669
 6.  R227670
 7.  R227674
 8.  R227672
 9.  R227675
10. R227676
11. R307521
PROPERTY DESCRIPTION Site Details: The property, composed of 11 parcels, contains no Water Bureau structures or water infrastructure.
Reason for Intent to Dispose: The Water Bureau no longer needs the property for on-going operations and it is excess to the bureau’s needs, except for ongoing maintenance.

Previously, the Water Bureau had planned to build a water tank on the property. A study later revealed the water tank was not needed for operations.
Square footage: 129,396
Acres: 2.97
Tax ID #:  R227667, R227673, R227668, R307522, R227669, R227670R227674, R227672, R227675, R227676, R307521
County: Multnomah
Zone: R2 Low Density Res. 2,000 and Residential 5,000
PROPERTY STATUS Stage 1 (see stage descriptions below)
APPRAISAL   Conducted on May 9, 2009
Land value appraised at $1,140,000
CONDITIONS OF SALE Water Bureau: No action is needed by the Water Bureau prior to the closing of the sale.
Buyer: No action is needed by the buyer prior to the closing of the sale.
Other Conditions: None at this time.
Property Acquisition & Services Manager
Portland Water Bureau  
1  June 6, 2017  June 6, 2017 Property Declared As Excess
The Portland Water Bureau determines the property and structures are no longer needed for on-going operations and are excess to the bureau’s needs.
2  July 21, 2017 August 11, 2017  Inter-Bureau Notification of Sale of Excess Property
The Water Bureau property staff notifies and sends specific details, to  the Real Property Coordinator, that a specific property is excess and no longer needed for bureau use. Within seven calendar days, written notification on its potential availability is sent to other City bureaus, offices and Council offices. Each City bureau, office and Council office may provide a written response within 21 calendar days indicating whether or not the bureau or office is interested in the property.
3  N/A N/A External Notification
If no City bureau or office indicates interest in acquiring the real property, and the originating bureau wishes to proceed with the deposition process, a minimum 60 calendar-day notification period to invite public comment for consideration. The Real Property Coordinator shall provide written notice of the proposed disposition to the Neighborhood Coalition, the Neighborhood Association, and the Office of Neighborhood Involvement, of the bureau’s intent to dispose of the property. At this time, the property will be listed on the citywide Excess Real Property webpage.  The Real Property Coordinator, in conjunction with the originating bureau, will notify PDC, Metro, TriMet, the Port of Portland, the county in which the real property is located, the State of Oregon, and any other jurisdictions that have expressed interest in being notified.
4  N/A N/A  Extension Opportunity
Request for extension by a City bureau or office.
5  N/A N/A Website Announcement
The available property for sale is identified on the Water Bureau's Surplus Property website:
6  N/A N/A Signage
The Water Bureau will place an informational sign on the property identifying it as excess, available for acquisition, and listed for sale to the public if not acquired by a public agency. The sign is posted for a minimum of 60 days.
7  N/A N/A Extension Opportunity
Request for extension from Neighborhood Association.
8  N/A N/A  Printed Notification
Notification of proposed disposition given to those living within 200’ feet of the property by the Real Property Coordinator.
9  N/A N/A  City Council Declares Property Surplus
If, after the informational sign has been posted for a minimum of 60 days, the Public Comment Period has ended, and no public agency has expressed interest in acquiring the property, the Water Bureau prepares an Ordinance to be placed on the regular City Council agenda. The Ordinance asks council to declare the property surplus and authorize the Water Bureau to proceed with a public sale. The Real Property Coordinator updates the web page.
10  N/A N/A Notice to Sale
Upon the effective date of a council Ordinance authorizing the sale, the Water Bureau may proceed to sell the surplus property, with or without a real estate agent, for an asking price determined to be reasonable by the bureau's property manager.
11  N/A N/A  Pre-Authorized Properties
For any properties already authorized for sale by council, the Water Bureau shall, prior to the sale, conduct notice in Stage 1 (above) and proceed to sale in Stage 5 (above).
12  N/A N/A  Property Listed
The surplus property is listed for sale with the Regional Multiple List Service (RMLS).
13  August 22, 2018 August 22, 2018  Property Sale
Surplus property is available for sale.
The Water Bureau will update this webpage as the property moves through the process.