BY COUNCILOR STOVER:00-0247R
RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE 2001 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 61(b) OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $5,500,000.
RESOLVED, that pursuant to Section 61(b) of the Home Rule Charter of the city of Duluth, the city council hereby orders the improvement, to city of Duluth standards, of those streets, avenues, and parkways set forth in Public Document No.____________ on file with the office of the city clerk; that the costs of said improvement estimated at $5,500,000 shall be paid from the street improvement fund (Fund 440) and that one-fourth or less of said costs be levied against the property specifically benefitted by said improvements.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that
whenever residents who live in the vicinity of one of the street improvements
projects desires to be actively involved in the design development for
the street improvement, a design advisory committee consisting of interested
residents and city staff will be established to permit early involvement
and public input on various street design elements including but not limited
to street width, boulevard design and width, tree removal and replacement,
driveways, and traffic patterns.
The 2001 street improvement project recommendations were developed by the public works department and were reviewed by planning, community development and other city staff members. Selection criteria included street condition and street maintenance history, storm drainage requirements, project compactness and phasing potential, and Community Development Block Grant programming.