01-0386R

RESOLUTION ORDERING THE PAVEMENT RESTORATION FOR STREET UTILITY EXCAVATIONS AND THE REPAIR OF SIDEWALKS AT VARIOUS LOCATIONS IN THE CITY OF DULUTH IN 2001 (CITY JOB NO. 9113RS01) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $410,000.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that it is hereby deemed necessary for public convenience and safety, and it is hereby ordered pavement restoration for street utility excavations and the repair of sidewalks at various locations in the city of Duluth (City Job No. 9113RS01).

        FURTHER RESOLVED, that said improvement as described above be made; that the estimated total cost of said improvement as estimated by the city engineer is $410,000 payable from the Special Assessment Fund 0410, Agency 038, Organization 5337, Object 5530; that approximately $125,000 of the cost of said improvements be defrayed by general obligation of the city, payable from the permanent improvement fund; that approximately $25,000 be payable from the Sanitary Sewer Utility Fund 530; that approximately $175,000 be payable from the Water Utility Fund 510; that approximately $10,000 be payable from the Gas Utility Fund 520; and that approximately $75,000 of the cost of said improvement (sidewalk repairs) be defrayed by special assessment against the land and premises specially benefited; that the assessed be permitted to pay said assessment in installments over a five year period, subject to Section 68 of the City Charter; that said assessment satisfy all the requirements of Section 60 of the Charter; and that said improvement is hereby ordered.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This improvement program incorporates the former street patch program and sidewalk program into one contract for the year 2001. This resolution orders in the city's 2001 street and sidewalk repair program. All of the sidewalk construction being assessed was petitioned for by the affected property owners. This program will be paid for from the following funds:
 
Permanent improvement fund $125,000
Sanitary sewer fund $ 25,000
Water utility fund $175,000
Gas utility fund $ 10,000
Special assessment fund $ 75,000
TOTAL $410,000