BY COUNCILOR STOVER:00-0489R
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO APPLY FOR A LOAN FROM THE MINNESOTA PUBLIC FACILITIES AUTHORITY IN THE APPROXIMATE AMOUNT OF $1,443,100 TO FINANCE THE EXTENSION AND IMPROVEMENTS TO THE MUNICIPAL SEWER UTILITY TO SERVE THE FOND DU LAC NEIGHBORHOOD.
BE IT RESOLVED, by the city council of the city of Duluth, Minnesota, as follows:
(a) The Fond du Lac neighborhood, which borders on the St. Louis River, is not presently served by the city sewer utility. Residents in the neighborhood have individual sewage treatment systems and holding tanks, most of which are failing or noncomplying systems;
(b) The city is hereby authorized to apply to the Minnesota public facilities authority for a loan from the water pollution control revolving fund for improvements to the wastewater collection system in the Fond du Lac neighborhood as described in the loan application, the form of which is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ________;
(c) The city estimates the loan amount to be $1,443,100, or the as-bid cost of the projects;
(d) The city hereby certifies that it has the legal authority to apply for the loan, and the financial, technical and managerial capacity to repay the loan and ensure proper construction, operation and maintenance of the project for its design life;
(e) The city hereby expresses its official intent to use proceeds of this loan to reimburse construction expenditures made prior to the issuance of its general obligation sewer utility revenue bond to the public facilities authority.