NOTICE OF PUBLIC INFORMATIONAL MEETING

For S.A.P. 69-621-032, County Project 9327<BR><BR>Reconstruction of County State Aid Highway 21 (Central Avenue)<BR><BR>From Ahola Road to Trunk Hwy 1/169 (Sheridan Street)<BR><BR>In Ely, MN<BR><BR>The Saint Louis County Public Works Department encourages the public to attend a public informational meeting for the proposed reconstruction of CSAH 21 (Central Avenue) from its intersection with Ahola Road to Trunk Highway 1/169 (Sheridan Street). The meeting will be held on Tuesday, December 22, 2009, from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Ely Joint Public Works Facility Conference Room, 2210 East Sheridan Street.<BR><BR>The purpose of the meeting is to inform the public about the project and to encourage public comment and questions. Maps, drawings, and other project documents developed for the proposal will be available for inspection. During the meeting, the public will be able to discuss the project in an informal manner with officials from St. Louis County and other agencies. Comments received, either written or verbally, will be recorded and become part of the official public record. These comments will be considered when making future project related decisions.<BR><BR>The project proposes pavement reclamation, bituminous overlay, and complete reconstruction of the highway on its existing location. The tentative schedule for right of way acquisition and construction will be discussed. Additional information can be obtained from, and comments can be mailed to, Mr. Peter R. Eakman, Design Engineer, St. Louis County Public Works Department, 4787 Midway Road, Duluth, MN. 55811. Written comments will be accepted into the record until January 22, 2010.<BR><BR>Individuals with a disability who need a reasonable accommodation to participate in this event should please contact the design engineer at 218-625-3830.<BR><BR>James T. Foldesi<BR><BR>St. Louis County Highway Engineer<BR><BR>