00-0210R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY TO SELL SUMMER TEEN PASSES AT REDUCED PRICES.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

WHEREAS, the Duluth Transit Authority in 1999, with the cooperation of the Northland Foundation and its Alliance with Youth Committee, offered a summer pass for teen riders for the first time; and

WHEREAS, the program was successful for the Duluth Transit Authority both in terms of revenue and ridership; and

WHEREAS, the Duluth Transit Authority desires to continue this program in the year 2000; and

WHEREAS, the Duluth City Council has held a public hearing on the summer teen pass program as required by Laws of Minnesota, 1969, Chapter 720, Section 6(g);

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council hereby approves the DTA request to sell a summer teen pass for a reduced rate of $30 for the summer or $10 per month for the months of June, July and August, 2000.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the DTA to sell summer teen passes at a rate of $30 for the entire summer or $10 per month for the months of June, July and August. The DTA enabling legislation requires a public hearing for all discounted or increased fares.