00-0515R

RESOLUTION APPROVING RECEIPT OF $19,000 FROM MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR THE CONTINUED ADMINISTRATIVE SUPPORT OF THE MCQUADE PUBLIC ACCESS COMMITTEE.

BY COUNCILOR FENA:

WHEREAS, the McQuade public access committee formed under the direction of the township of Duluth continues to make positive progress; and

WHEREAS, the direct role of the city is now largely limited to serving as the fiscal agent; and

WHEREAS, the state of Minnesota has agreed to provide the city of Duluth with administrative support funding in an amount of an additional $19,000 to the McQuade public access project for the period July 1, 2000 - June 30, 2001.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that proper city officials are authorized to execute an agreement with the Minnesota department of natural resources to assist with the administrative responsibilities of the McQuade public access committee under the direction of the township of Duluth in an amount not to exceed $19,000 to be deposited in the General Fund 100, Administrative Services 015, miscellaneous, Organization 2020; said agreement to be substantially in the form of that certain document on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _____________.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution accepts funds from the state of Minnesota for continued administrative and public outreach service expenses incurred by the McQuade public access committee in the development of the public access to Lake Superior at McQuade Road. The city of Duluth continues to serve as the fiscal agent for the committee.