01-0793R

RESOLUTION GRANTING A SPECIAL USE PERMIT TO CHRISTOPHER P. PRILEY FOR A RESIDENTIAL CARE FACILITY FOR UP TO TEN RESIDENTS FOR PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1010 BRAINERD AVENUE.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

        WHEREAS, Christopher P. Priley has submitted to the city council, a request for a special use permit for a residential care facility for up to ten residents on property described as Lots 17, 19 and 21, Block 2, Superior View Addition to Duluth and located at 1010 Brainerd Avenue; and said permit application was duly referred to the city planning commission for a study, report and public hearing; and the city planning commission has subsequently reported its approval to the city council; and

        WHEREAS, the approval was made because of the city planning commission's findings that appropriate safeguards will exist to protect the comprehensive plan and to conserve and to protect property values in the neighborhood if conditions are observed.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that a special use permit is hereby granted to Christopher P. Priley to operate a residential care facility for up to ten residents at 1010 Brainerd Avenue, subject to the following conditions:
        (a)     That the permit be limited to not more than ten residents;
        (b)     That the permit shall not be valid until the applicant secures all necessary fire, health, and building department permits, code compliance needs and approvals;
        (c)     That the applicant shall maintain perpetual compliance with all state of Minnesota licensing requirements.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution grants a special use permit to Christopher P. Priley for a residential care facility for up to ten residents on property located at 1010 Brainerd Avenue. The permit is to expand from five to ten the number of residents in the state licensed facility at 1010 Brainerd Avenue. The expansion will occur within the existing seven bedrooms, three upper-level and four lower-level,of the existing residential structure. More than five residents will require one staff person on premises 24 hours a day. A nurse will visit the facility daily. At most, there will be three staff on premises at a shift change. The property does have a two-car garage and driveway parking to accommodate up to four vehicles. This property is within the resident permit parking zone of the University of Minnesota Duluth (UMD).

The planning commission unanimously approved this resolution at its October 24, 2001, meeting.

Date Filed: September 21, 2001
Action Deadline: January 18, 2002