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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO AN AGREEMENT WITH THE UNIVERSITY OF MINNESOTA, DULUTH, RELATING TO A WORK-STUDY PROGRAM FOR THE POLICE DEPARTMENT.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with the University of Minnesota, Duluth, establishing a work-study program; the agreement to contain the terms and be in substantially the form as the agreement which is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _________________; expenditures to be made from Fund 100, Agency 200, Org. 1620, and the term not to exceed two years.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes an agreement with the University of Minnesota, Duluth, which would allow the city's police department to participate in a work-study program with the university that is funded in part by the federal government. Under this program, the city would be responsible for payment of 25% of the student's allowed wages, and 100% of wages in excess of the program maximum allowed wages, while working for the city, and would be responsible for the employer's contribution to Social Security and for Workers' Compensation and liability insurance coverage. The term of the agreement has not been set, but will be when needs and timing of the program are established.