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Resolution 41-04 Calling a Hearing

RESOLUTION NUMBER 41-04

CALLING FOR A PUBLIC HEARING ON THE PROPOSAL OF THE MOUNTAIN IRON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH A REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AND ADOPT A REDEVELOPMENT PLAN THEREFOR AND ESTABLISH A DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT AND ADOPT A DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THEREFOR

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL (THE “COUNCIL”) OF THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON, ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MINNESOTA (THE �CITY�), as follows:

Section 1. Recitals of Fact. The Council makes the following recitals of fact:

A. Pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Sections 469.090 through 469.1081, the City has established the Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority (the “Authority”) and authorized the Authority to exercise development and redevelopment powers under Minnesota Statutes, Sections 469.001 through 469.047, 469.090 through 469.108 and 469.124 through 469.134 (collectively, the �Act�).

B. In furtherance of the objectives of the Authority, the Authority is considering establishment of a Project Area (the �Redevelopment Project�) in the City and adoption of a Redevelopment Plan therefore (the �Redevelopment Plan”) pursuant to Sections 469.027 and 469.028 of the Act. The Authority has prepared the Redevelopment Plan in accordance with Sections 469.027 and 469.028 of the Act.

C. In furtherance of the objectives of the Authority, the Authority is considering establishment of a Development District (the “Development District”) in the City and adoption of a Development Program therefore (the “Development Program”) pursuant to Sections 469.125 and 469.126 of the Act. The Authority has prepared the Development Program in accordance with Sections 469.125 and 469.126 of the Act.

D. The Authority has expressed its intent that the Redevelopment Project and the Development District be coterminous, encompassing the entire jurisdiction of the City (the “Project Area”).

E. The Authority has incorporated the Redevelopment Plan and the Development Program into one document entitled “Redevelopment Plan/Development Program for Project Area No. 1” (the “Plan”).

F. The Authority has informed the Council that it has transmitted the Plan to the Planning Commission pursuant to Section 469.027 and Section 469.126, subdivision 1 of the Act, for its study and has requested the written comments of the Planning Commission.

G. The Authority has requested that the Council hold a public hearing on the Plan and approve Project Area No. 1 and the Plan pursuant to Section 469.028, subdivision 1 and Section 469.126, subdivision 1.

Section 2. Public Hearing.

A. The Council will hold a public hearing on the Plan at a regular meeting of the Council to be held in City Hall on Monday, November 15, 2004, commencing at 6:30 p.m. The Administrator, or his designee, is authorized and directed to publish the Notice of Public Hearing attached hereto as Exhibit A in a newspaper of general circulation in the City not less than 10 nor more than 30 days prior to the date of the public hearing.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 1st DAY OF NOVEMBER, 2004.

EXHIBIT A

CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON, MINNESOTA

NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING

ON THE PROPOSAL OF THE MOUNTAIN IRON ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY TO ESTABLISH A REDEVELOPMENT PROJECT AND ADOPT A REDEVELOPMENT PLAN THEREFOR AND ESTABLISH A DEVELOPMENT DISTRICT AND ADOPT A DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM THEREFOR

NOTICE IS HEREBY GWEN that the City Council of the City of Mountain Iron, St. Louis County, Minnesota (the “City”), will conduct a public hearing in the City Hall, 8586 Enterprise Drive South, in the City on Monday, November 15, 2004, at 6:30 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be considered, to consider the proposal of the Mountain Iron Economic Development Authority (the “Authority”) to approve a redevelopment plan (the “Redevelopment Plan”) for a Redevelopment Project (the “Redevelopment Project”) and approve a Development Program (the “Development Program”) for a Development District (the “Development District”), all in the City. The Redevelopment Plan and Development Program are proposed to be approved pursuant to Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 469.

The area to be included in the Redevelopment Project and the Development District encompass the entire area of the City. Draft copies of the Redevelopment Plan and Development Program are contained in a document entitled “Redevelopment Plan/Development Program for Project Area No. 1” (the “Plan”) and are available for public inspection in the office of the City Administrator during normal business hours.

Any person wishing to be heard with respect to the approval of the Plan and establishing Project Area No. 1 will be heard orally or in writing at the public hearing.

BY ORDER OF THE CITY COUNCIL

/s/ Craig Wainio, City Administrator

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