00-0811R REPLACEMENT 2
RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE CITY COUNCIL FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO WALLACE AVENUE.
BY PRESIDENT GILBERT AND COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

        WHEREAS, the city council on July 24, 2000, unanimously rejected the design for reconstruction of County State Aid Highway No. 9; and

        WHEREAS, based upon the recommendation of the dispute resolution board on October 5, 2000, the commissioner of transportation recommended that the city have final plan approval; and

        WHEREAS, after careful consideration and input from citizens, the council is supportive of a design that preserves the residential character of this route; and

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council supports a design concept of State Aid Highway No. 9, State Aid Project No. 69-609-31 (Wallace Avenue) as follows:  between Fourth and Fifth, 32 foot wide street.  Street width between Fifth and Eighth, 28 foot wide. Eight Street to St. Marie, 32 foot wide.  Using appropriate transitions near the intersections.  Provide a continuous public sidewalk from Fourth Street to St. Marie Street.  After completion of the reconstruction of Wallace Avenue, the city shall enter into negotiations with St. Louis County to return Wallace Avenue to city of Duluth road jurisdiction.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution shows the recommendation of the city council for street reconstruction.