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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ARROWHEAD YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION OF NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA FOR THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE ARLINGTON AND JEAN DULUTH SOCCER COMPLEXES.
BY COUNCILOR NESS:

WHEREAS, the City owns two large tracts of land known as the Arlington Soccer Complex and the Jean Duluth Soccer Complex; and

WHEREAS, the City and the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota desire to establish a sound working relationship toward the goal of achieving a quality soccer program for the youth of the City; and

WHEREAS, the City acknowledges the financial and management commitment made by the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota in the development of the Arlington and Jean Duluth Soccer Complexes; and

WHEREAS, the City recognizes the desire and ability of the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota to provide field scheduling responsibilities;

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper City officers are authorized and directed to execute an agreement attached hereto and filed as Public Document No.___________________, between the City of Duluth and the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota for the operation and maintenance of the Arlington and Jean Duluth Soccer Complexes.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution approves an operation and maintenance agreement with the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota (AYSA)for the Arlington and Jean Duluth Soccer Complexes. The AYSA and its Fields for Duluth Committee have raised significant funds for these complexes and desires to work closely with the City to protect the integrity of the fields and by providing responsibile management of field usage scheduling and field maintenance. This agreement has been approved by the AYSA Board of Directors at their February 9,2000 meeting.