BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:
WHEREAS, a sufficient petition was filed with the city clerk requesting the vacation of a utility easement located within the vacated alley between 11th Avenue East and Tenth Avenue East, south of 12th Street, in East Hillside, Duluth, legally described as utility easement in Block 32, Lakeview Division; 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 unanimously approved the utility easement vacation at its May 10, 2005, meeting (reference planning commission File No. 05036).
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth approves the vacation of the utility easement within the vacated alley in Block 32, Lakeview Division, 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 the utility easement between 11th Avenue East and Tenth Avenue East south of 12th Street in East Hillside.
This petition received a unanimous approval of the Duluth planning commission at its regular meeting on May 10, 2005.
This vacation should have no tax impact.