Delaware County Board of Commissioners has announced the date, time, and place for the public hearing regarding the vacation of a section of Franklin Street in the unincorporated village of Lewis Center, Orange Township, Delaware County, Ohio, and the discontinuance of the railroad crossings within such section of Franklin Street.
According to the notice, the Board has declared that it is of the opinion that it will be for the public convenience or welfare to vacate a section of Franklin Street based on the order from PUCO in Case No. 19-180-RR-UNC to discontinue the railroad crossings within such section and close the crossing to vehicles and pedestrians. The section of Franklin Street to be vacated shall be that section of Franklin Street currently encumbered by the railroad right-of-way.
The Board will conduct a view of the proposed vacation on Monday, April 17, 2023, at 1:30 P.M., starting in the vicinity of the intersection of Franklin Street and 2nd Street in Lewis Center, Ohio. The final hearing on the proposed vacation will be conducted on Thursday, April 20, 2023, at 10:00 A.M., at the Commissioners’ Hearing Room located at 91 North Sandusky Street, Delaware, Ohio.
Participants requiring auxiliary aids due to disability or non-English languages are requested to contact the office no later than 5:00 P.M. on April 10, 2023, to ensure their needs will be accommodated. Written comments on the proposed vacation should be sent to the following address:
Delaware County Board of Commissioners Jennifer Walraven, Clerk 91 North Sandusky Street Delaware, Ohio 43015