00-0253R

RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A PERMANENT STREET, WATER MAIN, GAS MAIN, AND SANITARY SEWER MAIN IN WOODLAWN STREET FROM 48-1/2 AVENUE EAST TO 52ND AVENUE EAST AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $472,600 (CITY JOB NO. 9214RS00).

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

WHEREAS, by the Resolution of Intent numbered 00-0023, the council did request the administration to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of a permanent street in Woodlawn Street from 48-1/2 Avenue East to 52nd Avenue East, including permanent residential design street with concrete curb and gutter, bituminous surface, storm sewer, sanitary sewer, water main and gas main. (City Job No. 9214RS00); and

WHEREAS, said plans and specifications have been prepared and filed with the secretary of the special assessment board; proper notice has been sent to the benefiting property owners; the special assessment board has conducted a hearing to meet and hear any person affected by the proposed improvement or assessment; the special assessment board has submitted its report to this council pursuant to Section 45-79, Duluth City Code of 1959; and the said board, at the direction of the mayor, has furnished this council with information as required by Section 45-80 of the Duluth City Code of 1959.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that said improvement as described above be made; that the estimated total cost of said improvement as estimated by the city engineer is $472,600, payable from the Special Assessment Fund 810, Agency 038, Organization 5330, Object 5530; that all of the cost of said improvement be defrayed by special assessment against the land and premises specially benefited; which land and premises are described in the report of the special assessment board; and which report is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _____________ and which description is hereby incorporated herein by reference to Public Document No. ____________; that those assessed be permitted to pay said assessment in installments over a 15 year period, subject to Section 68 of the City Charter; that said assessment satisfy all the requirements of Section 60 of the Charter.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the council order in subject project in accordance with the provisions of Section 62 of the City Charter and that said improvement is hereby ordered.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This project was petitioned by 85.78% of the abutting property owners. Drainage study to determine impact and possible solutions for properties below Woodlawn Street to be included as part of design phase.
 
Estimated costs: (100 percent assessable)
Street: $236,600
Storm sewer: $ 72,400
Sanitary sewer: $ 83,900
Water: $ 55,600
Gas: $ 24,100
TOTAL: including engineering $472,600