00-0758R

RESOLUTION CHANGING ADMISSION RATES AT THE ZOO.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

RESOLVED that pursuant to the provisions of Section 35-11(c) of the Duluth City Code, 1959, as amended, the following rates are hereby set for admission at the Lake Superior Zoological Gardens located in Fairmont Park:
 

12 years or older 4 - 11 years old 0 - 3 years old
Rates: Regular $6.00 $2.50 Free
Group $5.50 $2.00 Free
(a) Group rates are available only to groups of ten or more people who have made prior arrangements for a group zoo tour and where one payment is made for the entire block of tickets;

(b) Groups of school children on school sponsored zoo tours shall be admitted at a rate of $2 per person;

(c) Groups of persons with bona fide special needs or disabilities may apply to the director of the zoo for a special rate of $2 per person;

(d) Special rates for promotional, marketing and public relations purposes and for special events held at the zoo may be granted by the director of the zoo, but only after approval by the zoo operations team.

RESOLVED FURTHER, all previous rate resolutions inconsistent with this resolution are hereby rescinded.

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution increases adult admission rates at the zoo from, including tax, $5 to $6 for regular adults and $4.50 to $5.50 for group adults. Children's rates for children 4-11 are increased from $2 to $2.50 and children 0-3 remain free This change has been approved by the zoological society, the zoo manager, the director of parks and recreation, and the parks and recreation board.