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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH JOHN BEARGREASE SLED DOG MARATHON, INC., AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $10,000.
BY COUNCILOR HOGG:

RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to execute an agreement with John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, Inc., for sponsorship and advertising promotion of the 2000 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, which agreement is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ______________, at a cost to the city of $10,000, which shall be payable from Fund 258, Agency 030, Organization 1431, Object 5490.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes payment of $10,000 to John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, Inc. for the 2000 marathon. The payment will be made from Tourism Tax monies to make the city a sponsor of this major internationally recognized sporting event. This sponsorship will bring increased winter time publicity and tourism dollars to the community. This financial commitment and agreement are identical to those made in 1999.