04-0681R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF LAND DONATION IN THE MAGNEY-SNIVELY FOREST AREA FROM THE HEIRS OF JOHN F. AND OLGA LOCKS.

BY COUNCILOR STAUBER:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept the donation of the below-described property in St. Louis County, Minnesota, from the heirs of John F. And Olga Locks and to execute all documents necessary with regard thereto:

           Lots 17 and 18, Block 11, MESABA HEIGHTS SECOND DIVISION (450-0060-03210)

     FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city hereby expresses its appreciation for said donation from the heirs of John F. and Olga Locks.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to accept a donation of land from the heirs of John F. And Olga Locks, namely Joyce O. Locks (daughter), Margaret (Locks) Carlson (daughter), Patricia Locks, widow of Fredrick Locks(son), in the Magney-Snively Forest area.


The donated land consists of two 125'x25' lots within the wooded, undeveloped area of the Magney Snively Forest. The city already owns all property surrounding this lot. This lot will be added to adjacent city owned property for future inclusion into the Magney-Snively Natural Area. The heirs have offered to donate the property to the city for tax purposes and the city’s best interests are served by accepting it.