BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:RESOLUTION ORDERING THE IMPROVEMENT OF THE 2002 STREET IMPROVEMENT PROGRAM PURSUANT TO SECTION 61(b) OF THE HOME RULE CHARTER OF THE CITY OF DULUTH AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $5,762,940.
WHEREAS, that pursuant to Section 61(b) of the Home Rule Charter of the city of Duluth, the city council hereby orders the improvement, to city of Duluth standards, of those streets, avenues, and parkways set forth in Public Document No. _________, on file with the office of the city clerk; that the costs of said improvement estimated at $5,762,940 shall be paid from the Street Improvement Fund 0440 and that one-fourth or less of said costs be levied against the property specifically benefitted by said improvements.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that whenever residents who live in the
vicinity of one of the street improvements projects desires to be actively
involved in the design development for the street improvement, a design
advisory committee consisting of interested residents and city staff will
be established to permit early involvement and public input on various
street design elements including but not limited to street width, boulevard
design and width, tree removal and replacement, driveways, and traffic
The 2002 street improvement project recommendations were developed by the public works department and reviewed by planning, community development, and other city staff members. Selection criteria included street condition and street maintenance history, storm drainage requirements, project compactness and phasing potential, and community development block grant programming.