BY COUNCILOR STAUBER:
The city council finds the following:
(a) The Duluth Seaway Port authority has submitted to the city council a special use permit request as per Section 50-35(a) of the Zoning Code for a helicopter landing pad on property legally described as follows:
Outlot A, Lot 1, and Lot 2 of Block 1, Second Rearrangement of Part of Airpark Division; and
(b) Said special use permit application was duly referred to the city planning commission for a study, report and public hearing held during the regular meeting on Wednesday, November 14, 2007, and the commission has subsequently reported its unanimous recommendation of conditional approval to the city council.
BE IT RESOLVED, that a special use permit is hereby denied to Duluth Seaway Port authority for a helicopter landing pad located south of Airport Road, west of Endeavor Drive, north of Airpark Boulevard, and east of the National Guard Armory.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution is a counter to Resolution 07-0746 approving the helicopter landing pad. The planning commission recommended approval on a 12-0 vote.
Petition received: September 28, 2007
Action date for special use permit: January 25, 2008