00-0306R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A 2000 HOME PROGRAM GRANT AGREEMENT FOR HOMEOWNER PROPERTY REHABILITATION WITH THE HOUSING AND REDEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY OF DULUTH, MINNESOTA, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $372,000.

BY PRESIDENT GILBERT:

RESOLVED, that the property city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a HOME program grant agreement with the Housing and Redevelopment Authority of Duluth, Minnesota (HRA) for the homeowner property rehabilitation project in an amount not to exceed $372,000 payable from 2000 HOME Fund 260, Agency 020, Organization 2601, Object H003.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize a HOME Investment Partnership Program Grant Agreement with the HRA. The HRA has successfully operated this program for the past nine years. The number of Houses to be improved using these funds will not be known until the impact of the new US Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) regulations related to lead-based paint has been determined.