Resolution Number 02-13 Vacating Streets
RESOLUTION NUMBER 02-13
A RESOLUTION VACATING STREETS UPON A PETITION OF A MAJORITY OF ABUTTING LANDOWNERS
WHEREAS, a petition signed by the majority of property owners abutting Heron Street (Second Avenue) and a portion of Falcon Avenue (Second Street) in the City of Mountain Iron was received by the City Administrator on the 19th day of November, 2012; and
WHEREAS, the petition requested that the City Council pursuant to Minnesota Statute §412.851 vacate Heron Street (Second Avenue) between Eagle Avenue (First Street) and Nichols Avenue (Third Street) and a portion of Falcon Avenue (Second Street) between Heron Street (Second Avenue) and an east-west line between the southwesterly corner of Lot 9, Block 1 and the Southeasterly corner of Lot 12, Block 2 in Parkville First Addition, Mountain Iron
WHEREAS, the City Administrator reviewed and examined the signatures on said petition and determined that such signatures constituted a majority of the landowners abutting upon the streets to be vacated; and
WHEREAS, a public hearing to consider the vacation of such street was held on the 22ndday of January, 2012, before the City Council in the City Hall located at 8586 Enterprise Drive South at 6:30 pm after due published and posted notice had been given, as well as personal mailed notice to all affected property owners by the City Administrator on the 10thday of December, 2012 and all interested and affected persons were given an opportunity to voice their concerns and be heard; and
WHEREAS, any person, corporation or public body owning or controlling easements contained upon the property vacated, reserves the right to continue maintaining the same or to enter upon such way or portion thereof vacated to maintain, repair, replace or otherwise attend thereto; and
WHEREAS, the Council in its discretion has determined that the vacation will benefit the public interest because it no longer is needed as a public street and by closing the road the health and safety of the public can be maintained.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF MOUNTAIN IRON, COUNTY OF SAINT LOUIS MINNESOTA, that such petition for vacation is hereby granted and the streets described as follows is hereby vacated:
Heron Street (Second Avenue) between Eagle Avenue (First Street) and Nichols Avenue (Third Street) and a portion of Falcon Avenue (Second Street) between Heron Street (Second Avenue) and an east-west line between the southwesterly corner of Lot 9, Block 1 and the Southeasterly corner of Lot 12, Block 2 in Parkville First Addition, Mountain Iron.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Administrator are hereby authorized to sign all documents necessary to effectuate the intent of this resolution.
DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 22nd DAY OF JANUARY, 2013.
Mayor Gary Skalko