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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A CONTRACT WITH THE NORTH COUNTRY LIBRARY COOPERATIVE TO PROVIDE REFERENCE SERVICES.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to execute a contract with the governing board of the North Country Library Cooperative, under which the Duluth public library will provide reference services to the libraries belonging to the seven-county North Country Library Cooperative during the period April 1, 2000, through December 31, 2000; payments thereunder in the estimated amount of $2,800 to be deposited in the library General Fund 100-300-1702-4403 and in the estimated amount of $300 for reference materials to be deposited in 100-300-1702-4400.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The North Country Library Cooperative purchases reference services for member libraries from the Duluth public library. Under this contract, NCLC agrees to reimburse the city of Duluth for the total cost of providing reference services by mail, telephone, computer, and fax.