BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
The city of Duluth does ordain:
Section 1. That the city hereby designates the property described in Section 2 below as being surplus to the city’s future needs and hereby declares its intention to alienate its interest in same.
Section 2. That the proper city officials are hereby authorized to sell and convey the following described property in St. Louis County, Minnesota, by quit claim deed to John W. Patrick for the total sum of $6,220, payable to the General Fund 0100-700-1407-4640 and to execute all documents necessary with regard to said conveyance:
That part of Lots 18 and 20, Block 10, CLAGUE AND PRINDLE’S ADDITION TO DULUTH, which lies east of the following described line:
Commencing at the southeast corner of said Lot 20; thence westerly along the south line of said Lot 20 a distance of 70.0 feet to point of beginning; thence deflecting to the right and continuing in a straight line to a point on the north line of said Lot 18, said point being a distance of 30.0 feet westerly of the northeast corner of said Lot 18, and there terminating.
Section 3. That this ordinance shall take effect 30 days from and after its passage and publication.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this ordinance is to authorize the alienation, sale and conveyance of city-owned property near the intersection of Pecan Avenue and Rice Lake Road to John W. Patrick. This property is surplus to the city’s future needs and is alienated by this action. The buyer is the adjoining owner of Lots 22, 24 and 26, Block 10, CLAGUE AND PRINDLE’S ADDITION. The buyer plans to add this property to his existing property and use it for garage and driveway purposes.
The city assessor has established the square foot value of this property at $1.43 and the buyer has agreed to the established price.
Tax Base Impact Summary: This property will be returned to the tax roles after 30+ years. Minimal tax impact until such time as this property is improved with a structure or other site improvement.