01-0222R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH TO ACCEPT VARIOUS OPERATING GRANTS AND CAPITAL GRANTS FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA AND FEDERAL GOVERNMENT ON BEHALF OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

        WHEREAS, the U.S. department of transportation and the Minnesota department of transportation have made capital and operating funds available to the Duluth transit authority; and

        WHEREAS, the Duluth transit authority has requested the city of Duluth to accept state and federal operating and capital grants on behalf of the Duluth transit authority; and

        WHEREAS, the Duluth transit authority has completed the necessary state and federal requirements for the above-mentioned grants;

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council hereby approves the Duluth transit authority request to accept operating grants and capital grants from the state of Minnesota and the federal government as per grants submitted for the years 2000 and 2001 with the understanding that a list of these grants and the dollar amounts involved will be provided to councilors when finalized.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the city to accept various state and federal operating grants and capital grants on behalf of the DTA. The various grants and dollar amounts of all the grants are not finalized at this time.