WHEREAS, a sufficient petition was filed with the city clerk requesting the vacation of 131 feet of undeveloped Tromsoe Street legally described as: that portion of Tromsoe Street, adjoining Lots 22-26, Block 3, Homebuilders Park, including that portion lying southeasterly of a line from the southwest corner of said Lot 22 to the northwest corner of Lot 6, Block 2, Mont Du Vue; 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 approved, unanimously, the street vacation petition at its April 13, 2004, meeting.

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

RESOLVED FURTHER, 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 street to be vacated.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution vacates 131 feet of undeveloped Tromsoe Street on the lower side of Hutchinson Road adjoining 1734 Hutchinson Road. The purpose of the vacation is to expand the adjoining property. (PC File No 04022)

On January 13, 2003, the council approved Resolution 03-0001, vacating the portion of undeveloped Tromsoe Street southeast of Hutchinson Road "above"the corner of 16th Street West and Ozark Street.

The city planning commission unanimously approved this vacation petition at its regular meeting on April 13, 2004.