00-0747R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND ST. LOUIS COUNTY INCLUDING PLAN APPROVAL FOR THE INSTALLATION AND MAINTENANCE OF TRAFFIC SIGNS, STREET LIGHTS AND TRAFFIC SIGNAGE ON RICE LAKE ROAD AT THE UNITED HEALTHCARE ENTRANCE.

BY COUNCILOR FENA:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement between the city of Duluth and St. Louis County for the installation and maintenance of traffic signals, street lights and traffic signage on Rice Lake Road at the United HealthCare entrance; said agreement filed as Public Document No. ____________.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that the plans and specifications for the above-mentioned project are hereby approved.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution approves an agreement with St. Louis County for the installation and maintenance of traffic signals, street lights and traffic signs at the United HealthCare entrance on Rice Lake Road.  The city is providing the preliminary engineering, and the county is providing construction engineering and contract administration.  The city is paying for 2/3 of the cost of the installation and shall maintain the lights and signals after installation, but the county shall annually reimburse the city the maintenance costs.  The county is paying 1/3 of the total project costs.