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Resolution Number 30-13 Vacating Street

RESOLUTION NUMBER 30-13

 

A RESOLUTION VACATING STREETS UPON A PETITION OF A MAJORITY OF ABUTTING LANDOWNERS

 

WHEREAS, a petition signed by the majority of property owners abutting Commerce Street and a portion of Park Ridge Drive between the Eastern boundary of the Rock Ridge Development Plant and the commencement of Commerce Street in the City of Mountain Iron was received by the City Administrator on the 15th day of July, 2013; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the petition requested that the City Council pursuant to Minnesota Statute §412.851 vacate all of Commerce Street and a portion of Park Ridge Drive between the Eastern boundary of the Rock Ridge Development Plat and the commencement of Commerce Street in Rock Ridge Development, 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 3rd day of September, 2013, 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 6thday of August, 2013 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:

 

 

Commerce Street and a portion of Park Ridge Drive between the Eastern boundary of the Rock Ridge Development Plant and the commencement of Commerce Street in Rock Ridge Development 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 3rd DAY OF SEPTEMBER, 2013.

 

 

 

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Mayor Gary Skalko

ATTEST:

 

 

 

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City Administrator

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