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RESOLUTION ACCEPTING AN PRIVATE SECTOR INITIATIVES GRANT FROM THE NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS EDUCATION & RESEARCH CENTER (N.S.C.E.R.C.) IN THE AMOUNT OF $5,258 FOR A SENIOR EMPLOYMENT PROGRAM FOR THE PERIOD JULY 10, 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 and research center (N.S.C.E.R.C.) public sector initiatives grant in the amount of $5,258 for the period July 10, 2000, through June 30, 2001. A copy of this agreement is on file in the city clerk's office as Public Document No. _______________________.

FURTHER RESOLVED, that amounts received pursuant to this grant be deposited in Fund 270, Budget Item 6344.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to allow proper city officials to accept an private sector initiatives grant from the National Senior Citizens Education & Research Center (N.S.C.E.R.C.), in the amount of $5,258.00 for a senior employment program to be operated from July 10, 2000, through June 30, 2001. This private sector initiative grant will be used to fund classroom training, on-the-job training, work experience, and job development activities, and place them in private sector employment. Funds will provide six eligible Duluth residents age 55 and older private sector initiatives employment and training services.

Funds are allocated under Title V of the Older American Act and will cover a portion of the tuition, books, fees, participants' wages, uniforms, and job development and will be deposited in Fund 270, Budget Item 6344.