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R1178 R E S O L U T I O N NO. 1178 WHEREAS, lot owners in an area tributary to Gravois Creek have requested the construction of a public sanitary sewer, identified as the Bella Villa Sanitary Sewer to be constructed north of Hoffmeister Avenue and east and west of Avenue H to the point of connection to the Gravois Creek Trunk Sewer, and WHEREAS, the requested sewer will provide a sewer outlet for a substantial area presently draining into a sinkhole, and will relieve a recognized unhealthful situation, and WHEREAS, the construction of this sanitary sewer will enable the District to abandon this sinkhole which is creating a health hazard, NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF TRUSTEES OF THE METROPOLITAN ST. LOUIS SEWER DISTRICT: 1. That construction of the aforesaid sewer is necessary for the protection of the public health. 2. That such sewer shall be designed as a collecting and outfall sanitary sewer of size and capacity to serve the local watershed tributary to it. 3. That all costs necessary or incidental to the sewer construction, are estimated to be Twenty-five Thousand and No/100 Dollars ($25,000.00) and probably will not exceed that amount if construction is started promptly. 4. That the entire cost of construction shall be paid from the Gravois Creek Operation, Maintenance, and Construction Improvement Fund. 2 5. That a public hearing be held within the drainage area of said proposed sewer 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 fix, but not less than ten nor more than thirty days after the adoption of this resolution; and that notice of such hearing 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 March 24, 1971.