01-0634R

RESOLUTION VACATING ALLEY EASEMENT RUNNING EAST-WEST, 100 FEET NORTHERLY OF GLENCREST COURT ON THE EAST SIDE OF COMMONWEALTH AVENUE IN GARY NEW DULUTH (PASZAK).

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

        WHEREAS, a sufficient petition was filed with the city clerk requesting the vacation of the alley easement running east-west, 100 feet northerly of Glencrest Court on the East side of Commonwealth Avenue in Gary New Duluth legally described as the alley easement in Block 1, Norton's Steel Plant Division of Duluth; and

        WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 100 of the City Charter and Article IV of Chapter 45 of the Duluth City Code, 1959 as amended, such petition was duly referred to the city planning commission, and such commission gave due notice of public hearing and did consider same in public hearing; and

        WHEREAS, the city planning commission unanimously approved the alley vacation petition at its August 14, 2001, meeting.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth approves the vacation of the alley easement in Block 1, Norton's Steel Plant Division of Duluth, described above and as more particularly described on Public Document No._______.

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city retain that portion of the alley easement adjoining Lots 15 through 35, inclusive, as a utility easement.

        BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city clerk is hereby directed to record with the register of deeds and/or the register of titles of St. Louis County, Minnesota, a certified copy of this resolution together with a plat showing the portion of the alley to be vacated and the portion being retained as a utility easement.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:   This resolution vacates alley easement running east-west, 100 feet northerly of Glencrest Court on the east side of Commonwealth Avenue in Gary-New Duluth.  The purpose of the vacation is to enlarge the adjoining lot area. In particular, Lot 19, Block 1, needs additional area in order to construct a new (replacement) septic system.

The city planning commission unanimously approved this alley vacation at its regular meeting on August 14, 2001.

Date filed: June 25, 2001
Action deadline: June 25, 2001