01-0034R

RESOLUTION APPROVING A GRANT AGREEMENT FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES COASTAL PROGRAM FOR $8,600.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

        WHEREAS, the city desires to protect the sand dunes of Minnesota Point; and

        WHEREAS, the Park Point Community Club has applied, on behalf of the city, for a coastal program grant to be used solely for reducing sand dune erosion in the vicinity of the Park Point Beach House; and

        WHEREAS, the Minnesota coastal program has approved a matching grant in the amount of $8,600.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized and directed to execute the grant agreement filed as Public Document No. _________________, between the city of Duluth and the state of Minnesota, which awards the city a matching grant in the amount of $8,600 to be used for the Minnesota Point sand dune erosion project, said grant funds to be deposited into Fund 0210-030-2103.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The Park Point Community Club made application on behalf of the city to the Minnesota coastal program for a matching grant for sand dune erosion control on city-owned property south of the Park Point Beach House.  The Park Point Community Club will provide the necessary match in the form of cash and volunteer labor.