00-0684R REPLACEMENT 2
RESOLUTION REQUIRING THE COMPLETION OF AN EAW FOR THE WESTGATE PROJECT.
BY PRESIDENT GILBERT:

BE IT RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth makes the following findings:

(a) All parties have had adequate notice and opportunity to be heard;

(b) The record of decision consists of the city planning department File No. 00046, this resolution, the materials presented to the city council, and the petition to the EQB in this matter;

(c) The Westgate project is located in a managed shoreland area, has 28 rental units, and is located in a first class city;

(d) The location, changes in grade, and changes in drainage create the potential for significant environmental impact as a result of this project.

Therefore, the city makes the following conclusion:
(a) The proposed project is not exempt from operation of the environmental assessment regulations;

(b) The developer should proceed with an environmental assessment.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution evidences the city's decision, acting as an RGU, to require environmental review of the project at 67th Avenue West and Westgate Boulevard.