00-0181R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH HRA FOR POLICE SERVICES RELATING TO THE FEDERAL DRUG ELIMINATION GRANT PROGRAM.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute an agreement for services with the Duluth Housing and Redevelopment Authority relating to implementation of a federal drug elimination grant program, which documents are on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _____________________. All grant funds shall be deposited in Police Grant Fund 215, Agency 200, Org. 2437.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the city to enter into an agreement with the HRA to provide police services needed in conjunction with the HRA's drug elimination grant from HUD. Under the agreement, the city is reimbursed for its police costs for the program. The city has participated with the HRA in previous HUD drug elimination grants under similar agreements. The city expects to be reimbursed approximately $110,000 for two officers and equipment used in the program.