00-0680R

RESOLUTION APPROVING A GRANT AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTING $56,294.00 FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES COASTAL PROGRAM.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

WHEREAS, the city desires to acquire the former U. S. naval reserve property on Park Point as the future site of the Duluth Boat Club, and

WHEREAS, the city has applied for and received approval for a matching grant from the Minnesota department of natural resources coastal program in an amount of $56,294.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized and directed to execute the agreement filed as Public Document No. _____________, between the city of Duluth and the state of Minnesota, which awards the city a matching grant in the amount of $56,294 to be used toward the purchase of the former U.S. naval reserve property on Park Point.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The city desires to finalize the purchase of the former U. S. naval reserve site on Park Point. The site is located between 13th-14th Streets on St. Louis Avenue. The acquisition results in the assimilation of land with an adjoining parcel owned by the city. This would further enable consideration of development of the Duluth Boat Club project previously presented, in concept, to the city council.