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Resolution Number 11-10 Transferring Ownership

RESOLUTION NUMBER 11-10

TRANSFERRING OWNERSHIP OF LANDS IN THE SW1/4 OF THE SW1/4 OF SECTION 15, T58N, R17W OF THE 4TH PRINCIPAL MERIDIAN, SAINT LOUIS COUNTY, MINNESOTA

WHEREAS, in 1996, the East Mesaba Sanitary Disposal Authority had entered into a “Landfill Cleanup Agreement between the East Mesaba Sanitary Disposal Authority, Saint Louis County and the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency (MPCA)”; and

WHEREAS, the Landfill Cleanup Agreement is a binding agreement that dictates that the ownership of the land that was used as a former East Mesaba Landfill will be transferred to the MPCA; and

WHEREAS, when the deed to transfer ownership of the property identified in the Landfill Cleanup Agreement was prepared in April of 1996, a portion of land in the SW1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 15, T58N, R17W of the 4th Principal Meridian, Saint Louis County, Minnesota was inadvertently not included in the deed; and

WHEREAS, in May of 1996, the East Mesaba Sanitary Disposal Authority was disbanded and all monies were distributed to all entities involved in the East Mesaba Sanitary Disposal Authority on a per capita basis; and

WHEREAS, each entity that received monetary assets from the East Mesaba Sanitary Disposal Authority dissolution will have their governing body pass a similar Resolution to convey the land identified above to the MPCA as per the Binding Agreement.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON, MINNESOTA, that it does hereby agree to transfer ownership of land in the SW1/4 of the SW1/4 of Section 15, T58N, R17W of the 4th Principal Meridian, Saint Louis County, Minnesota owned by the former East Mesaba Sanitary Disposal Authority to the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency.

DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 4th DAY OF OCTOBER, 2010.

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Mayor Gary Skalko
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City Administrator

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