01-0190R

RESOLUTION REQUESTING THE FREE CONVEYANCE OF OUTLOTS N, O AND R, REARRANGEMENT OF AUDITOR'S PLAT OF WEST DULUTH, FOR DEVELOPMENT OF TRAILS, BRIDGES AND WILDLIFE OBSERVATION DECKS IN THE GRASSY POINT AREA.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that the board of county commissioners of St. Louis County is hereby requested to free convey to the city of Duluth the following tax forfeited parcels for the development of trails, bridges and wildlife observation decks in the Grassy Point area of West Duluth.
File No. Applicant Name Legal Description Location
01015 City of Duluth Outlots N,O and R Arrangement of West Duluth (10-130-340,380,330) between BN tracks and Lesure Street (Old Highway 2) along the west bank of St. Louis River


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution is for the purpose of assembling land to enable development of a system of trails through the wetlands with appropriate bridges and wildlife observation decks. This plan was in the West Duluth plan and a trail has been constructed from Irving Recreation Center to the parking area at the end of the remaining section of Old Highway 2/Lesure Street. Plans are to combine funding from several sources to pay for the project.

This request was reviewed and approved by the city planning commission at the February 28, 2001, meeting.