DISCLAIMER

 

06-0053R


RESOLUTION REGARDING ESTABLISHMENT OF A SANITARY DISTRICT UNDER MINNESOTA STATUTES, SECTIONS 115.18 THROUGH 115.37.

BY PRESIDENT REINERT:

     BE IT RESOLVED, by the council of the city of Duluth, Minnesota (the city), as follows:

     Section 1. Recitals.

     1.01 The town board of Perch Lake, Minnesota, desires to establish a sanitary district within the town of Perch Lake (the sanitary district) pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 115.18 through 115.37 (the act).

     1.02 Section 115.19 of the act requires that no sanitary district shall be created within 25 miles of the boundary of any city of the first class without the approval of the governing body thereof.

     1.03 The city is a city of the first class, the boundaries of which are within 25 miles of the proposed sanitary district.

     Section 2. Findings. The city hereby finds, determines and declares that there are continuing and persistent issues of water quality in the Lake Superior watershed area which need to be addressed through the provision of adequate public systems for the collection and treatment of wastewater.

     Section 3. Approval. The city supports the creation of the sanitary district and hereby approves creation of the sanitary district.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The town of Perch Lake has initiated the process of creation of a sanitary district pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, sections 115.18 through 115.37, to serve the town of Perch Lake. In order to create the new sanitary district, Section 115.19 requires that no sanitary district shall be created within 25 miles of the boundary of any city of the first class without the approval of the governing body thereof. This resolution authorizes creation of the new sanitary district by the town of Perch Lake.