01-031-O

ORDINANCE NO. __________

AN ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING SALE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN NEW DULUTH TO RONALD AND MARCIA HANSON.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        The city of Duluth does ordain:

                Section 1.     That the proper city officials are hereby authorized to sell and convey the following described property in St. Louis county, Minnesota, by quit claim deed, to Ronald D. and Marcia B. Hanson for the sum of $3,200 and to execute all documents necessary with regard to said conveyance: Lots 21 and 22, Block 26, NEW DULUTH, First Division.

                Section 2.     This ordinance shall take effect 30 days from and after its passage and publication.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:   The purpose of this ordinance is to authorize the execution of an agreement to sell by quit claim deed city-owned property in New Duluth to Ronald and Marcia Hanson for $3,200.  This property is located generally four blocks south of Stowe School and a block west of Commonwealth Avenue in New Duluth.  It had previously been deemed to be excess of the city's needs and had been put up for auction but no one bid on it.  Subsequently, however, the Hansons indicated a desire to purchase the property and is willing to pay the city's minimum price for it.