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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC CONTROL SIGNAL SYSTEMS AT THE INTERSECTIONS OF CENTRAL ENTRANCE WITH TRINITY ROAD AND JOSHUA STREET AND AT THE SOUTH MALL ENTRANCE ON TRINITY ROAD.

BY COUNCILOR FENA:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement with the state of Minnesota for the operation and maintenance of traffic control signal systems at Trunk Highway 53 (Trinity Road) -Joshua Street at Trunk Highway No. 53/Trunk Highway No. 194-Trunk Highway No. 194 and on Trunk Highway No. 53 at South Mall Entrance within the corporate limits of Duluth and constructed under State Project No. S.P. 6915-104; said agreement filed as Public Document No. _______________________.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes an agreement with Mn/DOT for the ongoing operation and maintenance of new traffic signals in the Miller Hill Mall area done in conjunction with the reconstruction of the Central Entrance/Trinity Road/Joshua Street intersection. The city will provide electricity and maintenance for the signals. Cost sharing for construction is handled in a different agreement.