00-0795R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ARROWHEAD REGIONAL DEVELOPMENT COMMISSION FOR A PERFORMANCE BASED CONTRACT FOR THE CITY'S SENIOR DINING PROGRAM FOR A REIMBURSEMENT OF $2.01 FOR EACH ELIGIBLE MEAL SERVED AND AT THE RATE OF $0.50 IN ADDITION TO THE $2.01 FOR EACH EXPANSION MEAL SERVED TO NEW ELIGIBLE PERSONS, NOT TO EXCEED $184,711.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

WHEREAS, the proper city officers are hereby authorized and directed to execute an agreement between the city of Duluth and the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission for the furnishing of meals for eligible senior citizens during the period from January 1, 2001, through December 31, 2001, said agreement filed as Public Document No. ____________________.

RESOLVED FURTHER, that monies collected under said contract shall be deposited in Federal Program Fund 272, Dept/Agency 031, Organization 6301.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes a contract with the Arrowhead Regional Development Commission for their Title III-C (2) senior dining program. This is the first year of a potential three year contract. The city will provide meals to eligible senior citizens at ten sites and will be compensated in the amount of $2.01 per eligible meal. The city may earn expansion funds by serving meals to new eligible persons outside of the current service radius, expanding service to unserved areas targeting low income and minority seniors and will be compensated in the additional amount of $0.50 for each expansion meal served. Total reimbursement will not exceed the sum of $184,711 (combined federal and state funds). 2001 will begin the 28th year of the senior dining program in Duluth and we project that 88,424 meals will be served to eligible seniors.