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RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A $10,000 GRANT FROM GENERAL MILLS TO BE USED FOR THE FIRE DEPARTMENT'S CONFINED SPACE PROJECT.

BY COUNCILOR STEWART:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to accept a $10,000 grant from General Mills to be used for the city of Duluth fire department's confined space project.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that all grant monies accepted pursuant to this resolution shall be deposited into Fund No. 210, Agency 030, Org. 2120.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution accepts grants of $10,000 from General Mills to assist in funding the Duluth Fire Department's confined space project. The confined space project deals with the rescue of workers and others trapped in confined spaces such as bins, elevator tanks, shipholds, etc. General Mills and other grant contributors felt that it was important that the Duluth Fire Department have sophisticated training and systems to rescue people in confined space situations.