BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
WHEREAS, by resolution of intent numbered 05-0531 the council did request the administration to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of approximately 1,360 feet of low pressure sanitary sewer in West Morgan Street beginning at the intersection of Joshua Avenue and extending westerly (City Job No. 0512SN) at an estimated cost of $159,300; 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 public hearing has been held that allowed property owners to voice their opinion; 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 $159,300, payable from Special Assessment Fund 0410, Agency 038, Object 5530 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 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: Subject project was petitioned by 44.44 percent of the abutting property owners, owning 50.43 percent of the property being assessed.