05-0411R


RESOLUTION ORDERING THE CONSTRUCTION OF A BITUMINOUS STREET IN 14TH STREET FROM CENTRAL ENTRANCE TO THIRD AVENUE EAST PURSUANT TO WAIVER AGREEMENTS AT AN ESTIMATED COST OF $50,000 (CITY JOB NO. 0421TR).

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     WHEREAS, by resolution of intent numbered 05-0304 the council did request the administration to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of a bituminous street in 14th Street from Central Entrance to Third Avenue East at an estimated cost of $50,000; and

     WHEREAS, said plans and specifications have been prepared and filed with the secretary of the special assessment board; and

     WHEREAS, all affected by the proposed improvement or assessment have executed waiver agreements waiving their rights to a public hearing before the special assessment board and mailed notice thereof, to the report of said board to the council recommending the improvement and their right to file a remonstrance petition against the project, all under Section 62 of the Duluth City Charter and sections 45-79 and 45-80 of the Duluth City Code of 1959 as amended and have requested that the council immediately determine to make the subject improvements.

     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 $50,000, payable from Special Assessment Fund 0410, Agency 038, Object 5530, Project Number 0421TR and that all of the cost of said improvement be defrayed by special assessment against the land and premises specially benefitted; 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:  The purpose of this resolution is to order in the construction of a bituminous street in 14th Street from Central Entrance to Third Avenue East, City Job No. 0421TR. All affected property owners have executed waiver agreements, waiving their rights to a public hearing and to file a remonstrance petition under the Charter, and have requested the city to proceed with the project on an assessment basis. Copies of the agreements are attached to the original hard copy of the resolution for information.

 

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