BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:
The city council finds a sufficient petition was filed with the city clerk requesting the vacation of a 20-foot wide utility easement legally described as: ten feet along the rear of Lots 25 and 54, Block 3, Oatka Beach Addition to Duluth.
Pursuant to Section 100 of the City Charter and Article IV of Chapter 45 of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, such petition was duly referred to the city planning commission and such commission gave due notice of public hearing and did consider same in public hearing.
The city planning commission unanimously approved the utility vacation easement vacation at its June 13, 2006, meeting.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth approves the utility easement vacation of the above-described and as more particularly described on Public Document No. ____________.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that the city clerk is hereby directed to record, with the register of deeds and/or the registrar of titles of St. Louis County, Minnesota, a certified copy of this resolution together with a plat showing the portion of the utility easement to be vacated.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution vacates a 20-foot wide utility easement (ten feet along the read of two lots) located at 4242-1/2 Minnesota Avenue.
The purpose of the vacation is to allow full use of the property. This is the fifth such vacation in the 4100 and 4200 blocks of Minnesota Avenue over the past ten years.
This petition received a unanimous approval of the Duluth planning commission at its regular meeting on May 24, 2006 (FN 06055).