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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE SUBMISSION OF A GRANT PROPOSAL TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO OPERATE A REGIONAL HAZARDOUS MATERIALS EMERGENCY RESPONSE/CHEMICAL ASSESSMENT TEAM.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

RESOLVED, that the Duluth fire department is hereby authorized on behalf of the city to submit a grant proposal to the Minnesota department of public safety, state fire marshal division, division of emergency management, to continue operation of a regional hazardous materials emergency response/chemical assessment team.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the Duluth fire chief is hereby designated as the person authorized to administer, on behalf of the city, any contract which may result from submittal of such grant proposal.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the Duluth fire department to request a grant from the Minnesota department of public safety so that it can continue to operate our regional hazardous materials emergency response/chemical assessment team. This resolution is a state required prerequisite to the grant application.