01-0717R

RESOLUTION VACATING A 20 FOOT WIDE UTILITY EASEMENT ON PROPERTY LOCATED AT 4124 MINNESOTA AVENUE (EKEROTH).

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

        WHEREAS, a sufficient petition was filed with the city clerk requesting the vacation of a 20 foot wide utility easement legally described as ten feet along the rear of Lots 6, 7, 35 and 36, Block 3, Oatka Beach Addition to 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 public hearing; and

        WHEREAS, the city planning commission approved unanimously the easement vacation petition at its September 11, 2001, meeting.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth approves the vacation described above, and as more particularly described on Public Document No._______.

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



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution vacates a 20 foot wide utility easement (ten feet along the rear of each of four platted lots) located at 4124 Minnesota Avenue.   The purpose of the vacation is to facilitate the remodeling of an existing new home. This is the third such vacation in the 4100 block of Minnesota Avenue over the past four years.   The city planning commission unanimously approved this easement vacation petition at its regular meeting on September 11, 2001.

Application received:  August 6, 2001
Action deadline:  December 4, 2001