04-0579R

 

RESOLUTION OF INTENT AND SUPPORT TO AUTHORIZE CONVEYANCE OF CERTAIN PROPERTY IN THE COOK HOME AREA FROM ST. LOUIS COUNTY.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

            BE IT RESOLVED, the Duluth City Council hereby declares it’s intent and support to accept conveyance of the following St. Louis County owned property near the intersection of Rice Lake and Arrowhead Roads and as described below.

                         Part of the Northeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter and part of the Southeast Quarter of the Northwest Quarter, Section 16, Township 50 North, Range 14 West, City of Duluth, St. Louis County, Minnesota and bounded by a line described as follows:

                                      Commencing at the north one-quarter of said Section 16; thence S00°07'24"E, along the north-south one-quarter line of said section, 570.80 feet to the point of beginning;

                 Thence S00W°07'24"E, continuing along said one-quarter line, 739.70 feet to the southwest corner of the said northeast quarter of the northwest quarter, being the northeasterly corner of Campus Park;

                 Thence S43°35'19"W along the north line of said park, 1122.63 feet to the easterly right-of-way line of Rice Lake Road;

                Thence N19°48'42"W, along said right-of-way line, 321.78 feet to the south line of the Rice Lake Road Cemetery;

                 Thence N70°20'49"E, along the southerly line of said cemetery, 178.50 feet to the southeasterly corner of said cemetery;

                 Thence N19°39'11"W, 350.00 feet to the northeasterly corner of said cemetery;

                 Thence N70°20'49"W, along the northerly line of said cemetery, 179.47 feet to the easterly right-of-way line of Rice Lake Road;

                 Thence N19°48'42"W, along said right-of-way line, 511.81 feet;

                 Thence N70°11'18"E, along said right-of-way line, 15.00 feet;

                 Thence N19°48'42"W, along said right-of-way line 15.09 feet;

                 Thence S90°00'00"E, 61.40 feet;

                 Thence N00°00'00"E, 420.02 feet;

                 Thence S90°00'00"E, 1103.19 feet to the point of beginning.

     Parcel contains 1,193,811 square feet or 27.406 acres, more or less, and is subject to easements of record.

     RESOLVED FURTHER, the Duluth City Council hereby requests the conveyance of said property by the St Louis County Board of Commissioners to the city of Duluth for the purpose of operating the city’s animal control program in partnership with the Animal Allies Humane Society’s programs and services.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution of intent and support is requested by the St. Louis County Board of Commissioners for the conveyance of this property to the city of Duluth for the future development and operation of a new animal care facility. The city is partnering with Animal Allies Humane Society on this project. If the St. Louis County Board of Commissioners approves this conveyance, then another resolution will come before the city council seeking approval for the actual property conveyance.