RICHLAND, Wash. -- The
City of Richland has received a written request from Kadlec Regional Medical
Center (KRMC) to vacate a 700 foot long section of Goethals Drive.
The vacation would start north of the northern right-of-way line for Swift
Boulevard and ending just south of the intersection with Carondelet Drive.
purpose of the request is to support current and future expansion of the KRMC
If the vacation request is successful, the proposed portion of Goethals
Drive will remain in service and open to the public until KRMC constructs a new
city street between Jadwin Avenue and Gillmore Avenue.
Upon completion of the
new street, the vacated portion of Goethals Drive will be closed. The City will
retain a utility easement over all of the existing public utilities in Goethals
The City of Richland will retain a utility easement over all of the existing public utilities in Goethals Drive.
public hearing will be held by the Richland City Council as part of its regular
meeting on Tuesday, May 7, 2013, at 7:30 p.m. in the Council Chamber, Richland
City Hall, 505 Swift Boulevard, Richland, Washington. The purpose of the
meeting is to receive public comments on the proposed vacation of a portion of
persons are invited to attend the public hearing and/or submit written comments
regarding this proposal.