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RESOLUTION ENTERING AN AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTING $231,131 FROM THE NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS EDUCATION & RESEARCH CENTER, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR AIDE PROGRAM FROM JULY 1, 2000, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2001.

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, a national senior citizens education & research center, inc. grant in the amount of $231,131 for the period July 1, 2000, through June 30, 2001.  A copy of this agreement and electronic form budget 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 6330.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the mayor to accept a grant of $231,131 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 $28,614.  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 6330.

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, 2000 through June 30, 2001.  We are accepting the funds under the two pages labeled Electronic Form "Budget" (rev. 01/01/2000).