02-08-11 – Alley Vacation – Lots 33 and 40

RESOLUTION NO. 02-08-11

RESOLUTION SETTING DATE FOR PUBLIC HEARING TO CONSIDER AN ORDINANCE TO VACATE THE NORTH-SOUTH PUBLIC ALLEY, 20 FEET BY 40 FEET, LOTS 33 AND 40 OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT OF THE TOWN OF ENTERPRISE, NOW CALLED BEACON, IOWA, IN MAHASKA COUNTY,IOWA.

WHEREAS, a request has been made and the City wishes to consider the vacation and sale of the North-South public alley, 20 feet by 40 feet, Lots 33 and 40 of the original plat of the town of Enterprise, now called Beacon, Iowa in Mahaska County, Iowa and is legally described as follows:

Commencing at the Northwest corner of Lot 40 of the Original

Plat of the Town of Beacon, Iowa, thence Southwesterly 20 feet

to the Northeast corner of Lot 33 of the Original Plat, thence

Southeasterly 150 feet along the Easterly line of said Lot 33 to

the Southeast corner thereof, thence Northeasterly 20 feet to

the Southwest corner of said Lot 40, thence Northwesterly 150

feet along the Westerly line of said lot 40 to the point of beginning.

WHEREAS, said request has been reviewed by the Beacon City Council and recommended for approval subject to the city retaining utility easement rights down the alley.

WHEREAS, statute requires a public hearing on such vacations.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of Beacon, Iowa that a public hearing shall be conducted on August 4, 2011 at 7:00 p.m. City Hall, Beacon, Iowa at which time persons may appear and speak for or against the vacation as legally described above.

Passed and approved this 8th day of February, 2011.

Mayor, Shawn C. Maxwell

City Clerk, LuAnn L. Utterback

  (Kenneth Linville Alley Sale)