00-0298R

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING $38,748 FROM THE NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS EDUCATION & RESEARCH CENTER, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR AIDE PROGRAM FROM JULY 1, 1999, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2000.

BY COUNCILOR FENA:

RESOLVED, that proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept on behalf of the city of Duluth, pursuant to the Laws of Minnesota, 1967, Chapter 374, an additional $38,748 in National Senior Citizens Education & Research Center, Inc., grant funds for the period July 1, 1999, through June 30, 2000.  A copy of the modification documents shall be on file in the city clerk's office as Public Document No. _________________________.

FURTHER RESOLVED, that monies received shall be deposited in Fund 270, Budget Item 6328.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the mayor to accept an additional $38,748 from the National Senior Citizens Education & Research Center, Inc. (NSCERC), to provide funds to serve Duluth residents age 55 and over with employment and related services.

The grant requires a local contribution of $33,371.  This entire amount will be provided through in-kind contributions of local agencies and city supervisors and/or indirect costs.  Funds will be deposited in Fund #270, Budget Item 6328.

These funds are allocated under Title V of the Older American Act . The funds will provide part-time employment for a minimum of 36 senior citizens.  The grant period is July 1, 1999, through June 30, 2000.  We are accepting the funds under the Approved Budget Revision No. 4, Approved Budget Revision No. 3, and Budget Revision No. 2 Approved.