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File #: 20-0552R    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/1/2020 In control: Planning and Economic Development
On agenda: 7/13/2020 Final action: 7/13/2020
Title: RESOLUTION RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 15-0222, VACATING A PEDESTRIAN EASEMENT IN THE PLAT OF GLEN PLACE DIVISION, AND ACCEPTING A PEDESTRIAN EASEMENT.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit 1-Vacation.pdf, 2. Exhibit 2-Easement (signed).pdf, 3. Exhibit 3-Staff Report.pdf
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RESOLUTION RESCINDING RESOLUTION NO. 15-0222, VACATING A PEDESTRIAN EASEMENT IN THE PLAT OF GLEN PLACE DIVISION, AND ACCEPTING A PEDESTRIAN EASEMENT.

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CITY PROPOSAL:

WHEREAS, on March 10, 2015, an application was received for the vacation of a pedestrian easement dedicated in the plat of Glen Place Division, as described on the attached Exhibit 1; and
WHEREAS, the vacation petitioner was seeking to vacate the platted pedestrian easement in order to make room for a future structure;
WHEREAS, the vacation petitioner offer to dedicate a replacement pedestrian easement in a different location that was more desirable to the general public; and
WHEREAS, the planning commission, at a public hearing on April 14, 2015, recommended approval of the vacation contingent upon the dedication of the new easement area; and
WHEREAS, the city council passed Resolution No. 15-0222 on April 27, 2015; and
WHEREAS, Resolution No. 15-0222 erroneously dedicated a pedestrian easement over private property instead of accepting a new pedestrian easement from the property owner; and
WHEREAS, the clearest and most expedient way to remedy this error is to rescind Resolution No. 15-0222 and to restate the terms of the vacation accurately in this resolution;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that Resolution No. 15-0222, passed April 27, 2015, is hereby rescinded in its entirety.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that the city council of the city of Duluth approves the vacation of the platted pedestrian easement legally described and depicted on the attached Exhibit 1.
RESOLVED FURTHER, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept from Augusta Building Corporation, substantially in the form attached as Exhibit 2, a perpetual easement for the construction, maintenance, inspection, operation, protection, repair, replacement, and/or removal of a pedestrian walking path under, over, under and across the real property...

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