04-01-07 – Alley Vacation – Lots 32 and 39

RESOLUTION NO. 04-01-07

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE DEED AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF THE NORTH-SOUTH PUBLIC ALLEY, 150 FEET BY 20 FEET, BETWEEN LOTS 32 AND 39 OF THE ORIGINAL PLAT TO THE TOWN OF ENTERPRISE, NOW KNOWN AS BEACON, IOWA.

WHEREAS, THE City of Beacon has deemed it advisable to consider the vacation and sale of the north-south public alley, 150 feet by 20 feet, running south of 304 and 312 Leighton Street, between Lots 32 and 39 and legally described as:

The north-south public alley, 150 feet by 20 feet, between Lots 32 and

    39 of the Original Plat to the Town of Enterprise, now known as Beacon.

WHEREAS, the Beacon City Council has vacated the public alley described above subject to the retention of utility easement rights down the alley and has held a public hearing on the proposed sale of the above-described alley, to the property owner, which owns the properties adjoining the alley.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE City Council of the City of Beacon, Iowa that Nancy Hershey, Mayor, be and she is hereby authorized and directed to execute a Quit claim Deed on behalf of the City of Beacon, Iowa conveying the above described real property to the adjoining property owner, and the Mayor and City staff are further authorized to take necessary action to accomplish said conveyance.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Beacon, Iowa that the said Quit Claim Deed be and is hereby approved and the City Clerk is hereafter authorized and directed to deliver said deed after execution to the adjoining property owner at a price of $0.25 per square foot plus publication and application costs applicable thereto.

Passed and approved this 1st day of May, 2007

Signed   Mayor Nancy Hershey, Mayor

Margaret L. Ademeit, City Clerk

 (Alley sold to Larry L. and Rebecca S. VanEssen, $750 Ordinance Article 8 Chapter 10)