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File #: 21-0525R    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/9/2021 In control: Planning and Economic Development
On agenda: 7/19/2021 Final action: 7/19/2021
Title: RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SELL OR CONVEY CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY IN THE LINCOLN PARK NEIGHBORHOOD.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A-Resolution of Intent to Sell.pdf, 2. Exhibit B.pdf
Title
RESOLUTION OF INTENT TO SELL OR CONVEY CERTAIN REAL PROPERTY IN THE LINCOLN PARK NEIGHBORHOOD.

Body
CITY PROPOSAL:
WHEREAS, Section 2-176(a) of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, requires that prior to any city-owned property being offered for sale or conveyance, the city council shall, by resolution, state its intention to sell or convey such property.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth city council hereby states its intention to offer for sale or conveyance property in the city of Duluth legally described as:

Easterly One-half (E'ly 1/2) of Lot Three Hundred Fifty-Nine (359), Block One Hundred Twenty-three (123), Duluth Proper Second Division, St. Louis County, Minnesota.

Statement of Purpose
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to state the City's intent to sell or convey real property located at 2213 W. 4th Street (the "Property") in the Lincoln Park neighborhood. The Property proposed to be sold or conveyed is a vacant lot that was recently donated to the City, which lot is outlined in red on the attached Exhibit A.

There was a structure previously existing on the Property that sustained a large fire and a condemnation for human habitation was ordered on July 8, 2019. The structure was in an uninhabitable, dilapidated, unsafe, and unsightly condition, and the City used CDBG funding to pay for the demolition of the structure (once the Property was donated to the City). The demolition occurred this past spring, and the division of Construction Services & Inspections completed its inspection following demolition on May 12, 2021. The City acquired the Property to incorporate it into the Rebuild Duluth program or to otherwise facilitate future infill housing on the Property.

The city's planning department reviewed the proposed sale or conveyance for conformity to the city's comprehensive plan and determined that a sale or conveyance of the property conforms with said comprehensive plan and the property...

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