BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
By the Resolution of Intent numbered 05-0668R, the council did request the administration to prepare plans and specifications for the construction of permanent alley in Central Avenue Alley between Bristol Street and Ramsey Street at an estimated cost of $94,000, payable from the Special Assessment Fund 0410 (City Job No. 0524TR); and
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 $94,000.00, payable from the Special Assessment Fund 0410, Agency 038, Object 5530, Project SA2005-0524TR; 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.
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 project was petitioned by the owners of 75% percent of the abutting property. The estimated assessment rate is $118/front foot, for a total project cost of $94,000.