00-0018R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A MAJOR SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT WITH GRANDMA'S MARATHON-DULUTH, INC., FOR THE 2000 GRANDMA'S MARATHON AT COST OF NOT TO EXCEED $20,200 PLUS IN KIND SERVICES.

BY COUNCILOR HOGG:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute a major sponsorship agreement with Grandma's Marathon-Duluth, Inc., for the 2000 Grandma's Marathon, which agreement is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ________________, at a cost to the city of not to exceed $20,200 plus in kind services, which shall be paid from Fund 258-030-1431-5490.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the City to act as a major sponsor of the 2000 Grandma's Marathon. Under the sponsorship the City will contribute $20,200 plus in kind services by the Police, Fire, Public Works and Parks & Recreation Departments. The City will be identified as a major sponsor of this event on all promotional materials and will be given an opportunity to promote the City in a variety of ways in connection with this event. The City has been a major sponsor of this event for many years.