01-0014R

RESOLUTION ORDERING IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF A DRAINAGE DITCH AND STORM SEWER IN KINGSTON ALLEY FROM 51ST AVENUE EAST TO 52ND AVENUE EAST (CITY JOB NO.9044ST98) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $15,000.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

        WHEREAS, by Resolution of Intent Numbered 00-0834 the council did request the administration to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of a drainage ditch and storm sewer in Kingston Alley from 51st Avenue East to 52nd Avenue East to serve Lots 1772 through 1787 of Block 127, Crosley Park Addition Duluth (City Job No. 9044ST98); and

        WHEREAS, said plans and specifications have been prepared and filed with the secretary of the special assessment board; proper notice has been sent to the benefitting property owners; the special assessment board has conducted a hearing to meet and hear any person affected by the proposed improvement or assessment; the special assessment board has submitted its report to this council pursuant to Section 45-79, Duluth City Code of 1959; and the said board, at the direction of the mayor, has furnished this council with information as required by Section 45-80 of the Duluth City Code of 1959.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that said improvement as described above be made; that the estimated total cost of said improvement as estimated by the city engineer is $15,000, 50 percent of which is payable from the Stormwater Utility Fund 0535, Agency 500, Organization 1905, Object 5533, and 50 percent of which is payable from the Special Assessment Fund 0410, Agency 038, Organization 5316, Object 5530, by special assessment against the land and premises specially benefitted, which land and premises are described in the report of the special assessment board, and which report is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _____________, and which description is hereby incorporated herein by reference to Public Document No. _____________; that those assessed be permitted to pay said assessment in installments over a 15-year period, subject to Section 68 of the City Charter; that said assessment satisfy all the requirements of Section 60 of the Charter.

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the council order in subject project in accordance with the provisions of Section 62 of the City Charter and that said improvement is hereby ordered.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  To construct a drainage ditch in Kingston alley from 51st Avenue East to 52nd Avenue East. This project was petitioned by 81.25 percent of the abutting property owners.