01-0004R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH JOHN BEARGREASE SLED DOG MARATHON, INC., FOR THE YEAR 2001, AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $10,000.

BY COUNCILOR HOGG:

        RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to execute an agreement with John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, Inc., for sponsorship and advertising promotion of the 2001 John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, which agreement is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ______________, at a cost to the city of $10,000, which shall be payable from Fund 0258-030-1431-5490.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:   This resolution authorizes payment of $10,000 to John Beargrease Sled Dog Marathon, Inc., for the 2001 marathon.  The payment will be made from tourism tax monies to make the city a sponsor for this major internationally recognized sporting event.  This sponsorship will bring increased winter time publicity and tourism dollars to the community.  This sponsorship agreement is a budgeted item of the tourism tax fund.