00-0023R
RESOLUTION DESIGNATING THE DULUTH NEWS-TRIBUNE AS THE OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER OF THE CITY FOR THE YEAR 2000.
BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

RESOLVED, that the Duluth News-Tribune be and hereby is designated the official newspaper of the City of Duluth for the year 2000, and the contract for publishing the proceedings of the city council of the city of Duluth, hereby is awarded to the Duluth News-Tribune on its bid for said publications of $0.2364 per line, these being the legal rates for the State of Minnesota. The Estimated total annual cost $25,000.  The billing is to be on the inch rate. Term: net 30 and payable out of Various Funds, Dept./Agencies, Organizations, and Objects.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: Section 33 of the City of Duluth Charter dictates the publication of all matters required by the Charter to be published in the City of Duluth official paper which is annually designated. The Duluth News-Tribune, published daily, allows official advertisements/notices to be published on sequential days during the week as required by some City of Duluth codes. The estimated annual usage is based upon the 1999 usage. There is sufficient budget appropriation in each of the various using departments to award this resolution.

Tabulation of bids received December 31, 1998:  Duluth Daily News Tribune, Duluth, MN - $0.2364 per line

Bid No. 00-0111