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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF BURNING TREE ROAD AT ITS INTERSECTION WITH MAPLE GROVE ROAD AND FOR THE INSTALLATION, MAINTENANCE AND OPERATION OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNALS AND SIGNS AT MAPLE GROVE ROAD AND BURNING TREE ROAD FOR AN ESTIMATED COST OF $185,601.60.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement between the city of Duluth and St. Louis County for the reconstruction of Burning Tree Road at Maple Grove Road and for the installation and maintenance of traffic control signals with street lights and signing at said intersection (city project no. 9160CA99), said agreement filed as Public Document No. _______________. The city's costs in this project, which are estimated to be $185,601.60, are payable out of P.I. Fund 411, reimbursable from the M.S.A. fund.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the plans and specifications prepared by St. Louis County for the above-mentioned project are hereby approved.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes an agreement with St. Louis County to reconstruct and provide new traffic signals at Burning Tree Road and Maple Grove Road. The intersection is presently misaligned. The city's portion of the project, estimated at $185,601.60, is reimbursable out of the M.S.A. fund. This resolution also approves plans for the project, which is required by state law.