BY PRESIDENT GILBERT AND COUNCILOR EDWARDS:RESOLUTION MEMORIALIZING THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE CITY COUNCIL FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO WALLACE AVENUE.
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.