01-0687R

RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO CONDUCT AN ADVISORY REFERENDUM ON THE SPIRIT RIDGE GOLF COURSE AND HOTEL PROJECT AND MCQUADE PUBLIC ACCESS PROJECT.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

        BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council intends to conduct an advisory referendum on the enactment by the city council of ordinances or resolutions that facilitate a Spirit Mountain golf course and hotel project by Spirit Mountain recreation area authority and Hovland Spirit Ridge development, LLC, or a public water access site at McQuade Road and Old Highway 61 by state of Minnesota. The referendum will be held on the date of the general election along with the referendum on the smoking ordinance, or other time.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will submit to the voters questions about the council's actions related to two proposed building projects. This referendum will not be binding on the council, as it is not an initiative under Section 51 of the Charter.