05-0209R


RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF AN EIGHT INCH SANITARY SEWER IN WEST OWATONNA STREET FROM 294 FEET EAST OF KOLSTAD AVENUE TO 490 FEET EAST OF KOLSTAD AVENUE (CITY JOB NO. 0482SN) AND AN EIGHT INCH WATERMAIN IN WEST OWATONNA STREET FROM ELYSIAN AVENUE TO 222 FEET WEST OF ELYSIAN AVENUE (CITY PROJECT NO. 0482WA) AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $83,700.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     WHEREAS, by resolution of intent numbered 05-0150 the council did request the administration to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of an eight inch sanitary sewer in West Owatonna Street from 294 feet east of Kolstad Avenue to 490 feet east of Kolstad Avenue and an eight inch watermain in West Owatonna Street from Elysian Avenue to 222 feet west of Elysian Avenue at an estimated cost of $83,700; and

     WHEREAS, said plans and specifications have been prepared and filed with the secretary of the special assessment board; proper notice has been sent to the benefitting property owners; the special assessment board has conducted a hearing to meet and hear any person affected by the proposed improvement or assessment; the special assessment board has submitted its report to this council pursuant to Section 45-79, Duluth City Code of 1959; and the said board, at the direction of the mayor, has furnished this council with information as required by Section 45-80 of the Duluth City Code of 1959.

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that said improvement as described above be made; that the estimated total cost of said improvement as estimated by the city engineer is $83,700, payable from Special Assessment Fund 0410, Agency 038, Object 5530, Project Nos. 0482SN and 0482WA; that all of the cost of said improvement be defrayed by special assessment against the land and premises specially benefitted, which land and premises are described in the report of the special assessment board; and which report is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ___________ and which description is hereby incorporated herein by reference to Public Document No. __________; that those assessed be permitted to pay said assessment in installments over a 15 year period, subject to Section 68 of the City Charter; that said assessment will satisfy all the requirements of Section 60 of the Charter.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the council order in subject project in accordance with the provisions of Section 62 of the City Charter and that said improvement is hereby ordered.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This construction will extend watermain to serve Lot 4, Block 5 and Lot 21, Block 8, of Colman’s Addition to Duluth. The watermain project was petitioned by 100 percent of the abutting property owners, owning 100 percent of the property to be assessed. This construction will also extend sanitary sewer to serve Lots 4 and 5, Block 5 and Lot 21, Block 8 of Colman’s Addition to Duluth. The sanitary sewer project was petitioned by 66.67 percent of the abutting property owners, owning 66.87 percent of the property to be assessed.

 

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