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HomeMy Public PortalAboutR0553 R E S O L U T I O N NO. 553 WHEREAS, Subdistrict No. 140 (Larkin and Olive Street Road) of The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District was established on petition by Ordinance No. 557, adopted May 18, 1961, and WHEREAS, investigation has shown that such area is not adequately served by lateral sanitary sewers and that the public health is affected, and WHEREAS, it is estimated that the probable cost of installation of such sewers will be approximately Twenty-six Thousand Dollars ($26,000.00), and that the most practicable method of payment therefor is by special tax bills, or other evidence of special benefit assessments upon the land benefitted by such installation, and WHEREAS, by Resolution No. 419, adopted June 29, 1961, the Board of Trustees declared the necessity of constructing lateral sanitary sewers in said subdistrict and directed that a public hearing be duly held with respect to such improvement, and WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees is informed that such hearing was called and held, but that certain interested persons assert that they were not afforded an opportunity to appear and be heard at said public hearing, and WHEREAS, the Board of Trustees desires that another public hearing be held with respect to such improvement to afford all interested persons an opportunity be heard, NOW, THEREFORE, BE RESOLVED that Resolution No. 419, adopted June 29, 1961, be and it is hereby repealed. 2 BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the construction of adequate lateral sanitary sewers in the area known as Subdistrict No. 140 (Larkin and Olive Street Road) is necessary in the interest of the public health, that such sewers shall consist of approximately 1,700 lineal, feet of 8-inch pipe, which shall be capable of efficiently serving or draining the entire local, drainage area that the estimated probable cost of such improvement is Twenty-six Thousand Dollars ($26,000.00); that the entire cost of such improvement shall be paid for by special tax bills or other evidence of special benefit assessments upon the land benefitted by such improvement and that such improvement be constructed in said subdistrict, such facilities to flow into or be connected with existing public lateral sanitary sewers located adjacent to said subdistrict. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that special benefit assessments for the entire cost of such improvement be levied against all land in the above described subdistrict, whether public or private, in the proportion that each such lot or parcel of land bears to the entire benefitted area of such subdistrict, exclusive of public streets, roads and alleys. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that a public hearing be held within said subdistrict to afford all persons interested in said improvement an opportunity to be heard; that such hearing shall be held at such time and place as the Executive Director shall determine, but not less than ten nor more than thirty days after the adoption of this resolution; and that notice of such hearing 3 shall be given by the publication of notice in at least one issue of a newspaper of general circulation within The Metropolitan St. Louis Sewer District not less than ten days in advance of the date of such hearing. The foregoing Resolution was adopted July 30, 1962.