00-0638R

RESOLUTION GRANTING A WORK PERMIT TO SPIRIT MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA AUTHORITY FOR CONSTRUCTION OF A SOCCER FIELD ON THE OVERFLOW PARKING LOT AT THE GRAND AVENUE FRONTAGE OF SPIRIT MOUNTAIN (ARROWHEAD YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION).

BY PRESIDENT GILBERT:

WHEREAS, Chapter 327, Minnesota Laws, 1973, created the Spirit Mountain recreation area authority and gave that body certain powers with respect to developing that area for recreational purposes; and

WHEREAS, said Chapter 327 requires that the Duluth City Council approve a work permit for construction on area property prior to any development; and

WHEREAS, said Chapter 327 requires a public hearing before the city planning commission and park commission prior to such approval and a recommendation to the city council by each of said bodies; and

WHEREAS, on September 12, 2000, the planning commission and previously the park commission held public meetings, discussed said project and made a favorable recommendation to the city council.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council approves the work permit for the soccer field improvements as indicated on the plans on file as city council Public Document No. _____________.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution grants a work permit to Spirit Mountain authority to permit the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association to construct a soccer field on the overflow parking area at the Grand Avenue area of Spirt Mountain, subject to compliance with plans submitted by Commonwealth Design/Builders Commonwealth, entitled, "proposed Soccer Field for : Fields For Duluth," dated, 8/24/00, and letter from Fields For Duluth, Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association, dated, July 26, 2000.

The planning commission unanimously approved this resolution at its September 13, 2000, meeting.