12-13-07 – Alley Vacation – Lots 94 and 95

RESOLUTION NO. 12-13-07

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE DEED AND AUTHORIZING THE SALE OF THE EAST-WEST PUBLIC ALLEY, 100 FEET BY 20 FEET, NORTH OF AND ADJOINING LOTS 94 AND 95 PRICES ADDITION IN THE CITY OF BEACON, MAHASKA COUNTY, IOWA.

WHEREAS, the City of Beacon has deemed it advisable to consider the vacation and sale of the east-west public alley,100 feet by 20 feet, north of and adjoining Lots 94 and 95 Prices Addition in the City of Beacon, Mahaska County, Iowa.

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 applications costs applicable thereto.

Passed and approved this 13th day of December, 2007.

Mayor, Nancy Hershey

City Clerk, Margaret L. Ademeit

 (Alley sold to Bernie and Dixie Chapman $500 Article 8 Chapter 11)