01-0165R

RESOLUTION ORDERING IN THE CONSTRUCTION OF 120 FEET OF SANITARY SEWER MAIN IN A TEN FOOT UTILITY EASEMENT BETWEEN 60TH AVENUE WEST AND 60TH AVENUE WEST ALLEY, BETWEEN POLK STREET AND RALEIGH STREET TO SERVE LOTS 1, 2, 3 AND THE NORTHERLY 15 FEET OF LOT 4, BLOCK 92, WEST DULUTH FOURTH DIVISION (CITY JOB NO. 9298SA01) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $18,750.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        WHEREAS, by Resolution of Intent Numbered 01-0103 the council did request the administration to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of 120 feet of sanitary sewer main in a ten foot utility easement between 60th Avenue West and 60th Avenue West Alley, between Polk Street and Raleigh Street to serve Lots 1, 2, 3 and the northerly 15 feet of Lot 4, Block 92, West Duluth Fourth Division (City Job No. 9298SA01) at an estimated cost of $18,750; 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 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 $18,750, to be paid by special assessment against the land and premises specially benefitted; 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:  This construction corrects a common line sewer service.  An additional ten foot easement will be necessary from Block 92, Lot 5, West Duluth Fourth Division in order to construct the new sanitary main.  Subject project petitioned by 100 percent of the property owners, and a public hearing has been waived.