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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE TOWN OF SUPERIOR, WISCONSIN, PROVIDING FOR THE FURNISHING OF FIRE PROTECTION BY THE DULUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT FOR A PORTION OF THE TOWN OF SUPERIOR.
BY COUNCILOR FENA:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with the town of Superior, Wisconsin, which is filed with the city clerk as Public Document No. ______________, for the furnishing of fire protection by the Duluth fire department for a portion of the town of Superior.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that all payments made to the city under said agreement shall be credited to the general fund.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes a contract making the City a contract fire protection provider for a portion of the Town of Superior, Wisconsin, lying across the Highway 23 bridge from Fond du Lac. Section 438.03 of Minnesota Statutes provides in part that the council of any municipality may, by resolution adopted by a five-sevenths vote, authorize its fire department to attend and serve at fires outside the limits of the municipality.

The proposed agreement will be for a term of five years with a 30-day notice cancellation provision. The Town of Superior will be obligated to pay the City $4,200 per year.