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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH BENEDEK BROADCASTING CORPORATION AND MELROSE PYROTECHNICS FOR THE FIREWORKS PRODUCTION DONE IN CONJUNCTION WITH THE WARMER BY THE LAKE EVENT JANUARY 1, 2001.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

        RESOLVED that the proper city officers are authorized to execute that certain agreement filed as Public Document No. __________________, with Benedek Broadcasting Corporation and Melrose Pyrotechnics for the fireworks display at the Warmer by the Lake celebration on January 1, 2001.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes an agreement with Benedek Broadcasting Corporation, the parent company of KDLH television, and Melrose Pyrotechnics, a company that sets up and fires the fireworks, for the fireworks display at Bayfront Park in conjunction with the Warmer by the Lake celebration on January 1, 2001.  In this agreement, the city agrees to police the surrounding area and hold KDLH harmless.  It is similar to last year's agreement with Benedek.