00-0688R

RESOLUTION VACATING A PORTION OF 21ST STREET SOUTH ADJACENT TO PROPERTY LOCATED AT 2040 MINNESOTA AVENUE (LINDSKOG-PETERSON).

BY PRESIDENT GILBERT:

WHEREAS, a sufficient petition was filed with the city clerk requesting the vacation of a portion of 21st Street South legally described as: beginning at the northeast corner of the intersection of Minnesota Avenue and 21st Street South, which is also the southeast corner of Lot 40, Lower Duluth, Minnesota Avenue; thence northerly on and along the southerly line of Lot 40 a distance of 61 feet to the point of beginning; thence turning 90 degrees to the right a distance of seven feet to a point; thence turning 90 degrees to the left a distance of 16 feet to a point; thence turning 90 degrees to the left a distance of seven feet to a point on the southerly line of said lot 40 and there terminating, and

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 100 of the City Charter and Article IV of Chapter 45 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, such petition was duly referred to the city planning commission, and such commission gave due notice of public hearing and did consider same in public hearing; and

WHEREAS, the city planning commission approved unanimously the partial street vacation petition at its September 27, 2000, meeting.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth approves the vacation of the portion of 21st Street South described above, and as more particularly described on Public Document No. _______.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city clerk is hereby directed to record, with the register of deeds and/or the registrar of titles of St. Louis County, Minnesota, a certified copy of this resolution together with a plat showing the portion of the street to be vacated.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution vacates a 7' x 16' portion of South 21st Street located adjacent to 2040 Minnesota Avenue. This vacation removes a cloud on the title to the property created by a porch and roof structure over an access to a tuck under garage. This vacates a one to two foot area around the structure to remove the cloud on the title, the vacation leaves 53 of the 60 feet of right-of-way for future street improvements.

The city planning commission unanimously approved this at its regular meeting on September 27, 2000.