01-0096R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA HISTORICAL SOCIETY FOR THE LINCOLN PARK BANDSTAND PROJECT IN THE AMOUNT OF $25,000.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

        RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth does hereby authorize acceptance of a grant from the Minnesota historical society in the amount of $25,000 for the Lincoln Park bandstand project, said funds to be deposited into Fund 262, Agency 622, Object 6212.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:   The purpose of this resolution is to authorize acceptance of a grant from the Minnesota historical society through its state capital projects grants-in-aid program in the amount of $25,000.  The grant will be used to assist in the restoration of the Lincoln Park bandstand.  The city previously awarded community development block grant (CDBG) funds as the match for the project.  The total project budget is $145,800.  The Lincoln Park Neighborhood Coalition identified this project as the top priority in their strategic plan in 1998.  Construction work on the project will commence this summer and will be completed before the end of the year.