BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:
A sufficient petition was filed with the city clerk requesting the vacation of a utility easement legally described as that easement located along the rear ten feet of Lots 1-4 and 13-16, inclusive, except the easterly ten feet, Block 19, Endion Division of Duluth; and
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; and
The city planning commission approved unanimously the vacation petition at its September 12, 2006, meeting;
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city council of the city of Duluth approve the vacation of the utility easement described above and as more particularly described on Public Document No.______________.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED , 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 portion of a utility easement on property located at1500 London Road.
The purpose of the vacation is to facilitate the construction of a new medical office building. Utilities within this easement are being relocated by the developer.
The city planning commission unanimously approved this easement vacation at its regular meeting on September 12, 2006.
Application received: August 11, 2006
Action deadline: December 8, 2006