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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE ACCEPTENCE OF A $9,899 GRANT FROM THE NORTHLAND FOUNDATION TO THE DULUTH PUBLIC LIBRARY FOR THE "BOOK TIME WITH YOUR BABY" PROJECT.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

RESOLVED, that the library director is hereby authorized to accept a grant from the Northland Foundation to the Duluth public Library in the amount of $9,899 for the "Book Time with Your Baby" project, which grant agreement is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _______________, and which funds shall be deposited in the General Fund 100-100-1704-4690.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes acceptance of a $9,899 grant from the Northland Foundation to be used by the Library for its "Book Time with Your Baby" project, which was initiated in 1999 through funding from the Minnesota department of children, families and learning. These grant funds will be used to fund a temporary staff person, purchase books for families and fund printing services for the project during its second year.