01-0621R

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING THE DEDICATION OF A UTILITY EASEMENT FROM ME INTERNATIONAL, INC., FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $10.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized to execute an easement agreement substantially in the form of the agreement filed as Public Document No. ____, between the city of Duluth and ME International, Inc., wherein the city is granted a utility easement across ME International, Inc., property near 95th Avenue West and Carterett Street for a consideration of $10; said money to be paid from Fund 0521, Agency 500, Object 5532. Said parcel and easement are more particularly described as follows:
                A utility easement across the following described property:
                        A parcel of land located in Section 3, T48N, R15W, 4th P.M., St. Louis County, Minnesota, and being more particularly described as follows:
                                All that portion of the Southeast Quarter of the Southeast Quarter (SE¼ SE¼) of Section 3, T48N, R15W, including Lot E, GARY FIRST DIVISION, which lies west of the extended center line of 95th Avenue West as the same was platted in NEW DULUTH, FIRST DIVISION, being more described as follows:
                                        Beginning at the intersection of the extended centerline of 95th Avenue West and the extended north ROW line of Carterett Street, thence N00 degrees 37'06"W, 156.25 feet to a point, thence N01 degrees 02'33"W, 292.32 feet to a point, thence along a line drawn concentric with and distant 25 feet southeasterly of, as measured radially to the track centerline of Duluth Missabe and Iron Range Railway Company as originally located and constructed, 378.99 feet to a point, thence S89 degrees 20'27"W, 42.03 feet to a point, thence S00 degrees 43'17"E, 155.75 feet to a point, thence N89 degrees 30'49"E, 360.92 feet to the point of beginning, and there terminating.
                Said easement being a strip of land 40 feet in width, the centerline being described as follows: beginning at the intersection of the extended centerline of 95th Avenue West and the extended north ROW line of Carterett Street, thence S89 degrees 30'49"E, 9.42 feet to the intersection of the centerline of the easement and property line, thence N11 degrees 43'06"W, 131.90 feet to a point, thence N16 degrees 55'13"W, 82.77 feet to a point, thence N10 degrees 30'06"W, 121.73 feet to an intersection with the north property line.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution accepts a utility easement from United States Steel LLC for the 16 inch supply gas line the city is building from town border station 1A in Wisconsin to the Lake Superior paper plant. The agreements and maps show where the easement is located. The easement runs across ME International property near where 95th Avenue West, the DM&IR railroad tracks and platted Carterett Street come in close proximity.