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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH GAMBLERS INTERVENTION SERVICES FOR THE OPERATION OF AN OUTREACH GAMBLING PROGRAM DURING YEAR 2001, AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $90,000.

BY COUNCILOR EDWARDS:

        RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to execute an agreement, filed as Public Document No. ___________, with Gamblers Intervention Services for the operation of an outreach gambling program during year 2001, at a cost to the city of $90,000, which shall be payable from General Fund 015-1514 gambling administration.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes a contract with Gamblers Intervention Services to provide an outreach gambling program for compulsive gamblers during year 2001. This organization has operated this program with city funding since 1995. The amount of the proposed contract is the same as in 2000.