BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
By resolution of intent numbered 05-0620 the council did request the administration to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of a water main in Lawn Street from Portal Avenue approximately 383 feet east of centerline of Portal Avenue at an estimated cost of $50,000.
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.
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 0529WA and 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; 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.
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 water main to serve Lots 1, 2, 7 and 8, Block 1 of Bay View Gardens. Subject project was petitioned by 75 percent of the abutting property owners, owning 76.58 percent of the property to be assessed.