BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION
99-0766 AWARDING CONTRACT TO NATURAL RESOURCE RESEARCH INSTITUTE FOR CONDUCTING
A FOREST INVENTORY, TO INCREASE THE AMOUNT BY $9,000 FOR A NEW TOTAL OF
RESOLVED, that Resolution
99-0766 to Natural Resource Research Institute for conducting a natural
resource/forest inventory, be amended to increase the amount by $9,000
for a new total of $18,298, payable out of General Fund 100, Dept./Agency
500, Organization 2010, Object 5454.
OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize an amendment
to Resolution 99-0766, passed on November 8, 1999, for a natural resource
inventory. This amendment will extend the contract to include a community
forest inventory for the city of Duluth under the Minnesota ReLEAF program.
The project will utilize funds ($6,000) from the Minnesota DNR ReLeaf grant
program (the balance from park maintenance) to conduct an inventory of
our forested areas. Forest inventory is an important component of
the natural resource inventory which will be used in the city of Duluth
comprehensive land use plan. The inventory will be presented by the
Natural Resource Research Institute in a GIS format which is user friendly.
Bid No. 99-0747