01-0006R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO BE A SPONSOR OF THE 2001 NORTH SHORE INLINE MARATHON, AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $15,000.

BY COUNCILOR HOGG:

        RESOLVED, that the city is authorized to enter into a sponsorship agreement with North Shore Inline Marathon under which the city will contribute $15,000 to assist with promotion of the year 2001 marathon, which agreement is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ____________, and such contribution shall be paid from Fund 0258-030-1431-5490.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the city to contribute $15,000 towards promotion of the 2001 North Shore Inline Marathon.  The city contributed $7,500 to the 1999 marathon and $10,000 to the 2000 marathon.  The inline marathon has gained international status and, for 2001, is included as the only inline skating world cup event in North America.  This contribution will be paid from tourism tax monies.