Public Hearing for Partial Abandonment of Frue Street July 28th at 5:30 pm

The Houghton City Council will hold a Public Hearing on Wednesday, July 28, 2021 at 5:30 pm on a request to vacate and abandon a sliver of land in front of 102 Frue Avenue (Parcel 2 on the attached map) and more particularly described as follows:

A parcel of land situate and being within the Southwest Quarter of the Southwest Quarter (SW ¼ SW ¼), Section 36, T55N-R34W, City of Houghton, Houghton County, Michigan described as follows:

Commencing at the Southwest corner of said Section 36, thence N02°02’49”E along the West line of said Section 36 a distance of 287.09 feet to a ½” capped pin, which capped pin is the Point of Beginning of the parcel to be described:  From the Point of Beginning thus established thence N84°38’34”W a distance of 20.02 feet to a ½” capped pin; thence N02°03’51”E a distance of 80.73 feet to a ½” capped pin; thence S89°55’52”E a distance of 20.00 feet to a ½” capped pin and the West line of said Section 36; thence S02°02’49”W along said West line a distance of 79.44 feet to a ½” capped pin on the platted North right-of-way of Frue Avenue; thence S89°55’51”E along said North right-of-way a distance of 159.99 feet to a ½” capped pin; thence S03°22’56”E a distance of 9.20 feet to a ½” capped pin; thence N88°14’24”W a distance of 139.91 feet to a ½” capped pin; thence N84°38’34”W a distance of 20.89 feet more or less to the Point of Beginning and containing 0.062 acres more or less.

The public hearing is a chance for the council to receive public comments.  Written comments can be mailed to the Houghton City Clerk’s Office, 616 Shelden Avenue, Houghton, or e-mailed to the clerk:  ann@cityofhoughton.com.  The city office is open from 8:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday.  The office number is 482-1700.

Ann Vollrath, Clerk

frue street map

aerial view of the city of Houghton and lift bridge