BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
WHEREAS, the water system in the Morgan Park Neighborhood has shown signs of surpassing its useful life; and
WHEREAS, based on a preliminary utility assessment study, an area-wide repair/replacement of water lines is needed; and
WHEREAS, the city has completed an evaluation of the water system, retained a consulting engineer to undertake design of the Phase II improvements and defined the second phase of the Morgan Park utility improvements.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the city council of the city of Duluth, Minnesota,
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The water distribution system in the Morgan Park neighborhood show signs of surpassing its useful life. Based on a preliminary utility assessment study, an area wide repair/replacement of water distribution lines is needed. This resolution will authorize the submission of an application to the public facilities authority for loan funds under the drinking water revolving loan fund. The funding sought will be for the replacement of water distribution lines in Morgan Park and cover the area identified as Phase II of the project.