BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:01-0254R
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO SUBMIT A REGIONAL PARK GRANT REQUEST TO THE DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR THE ACQUISITION OF HOVLAND PROPERTY LOCATED ALONG KENWOOD AVENUE ADJACENT TO CHESTER PARK IN THE AMOUNT OF $165,000.
WHEREAS, the City of Duluth has the legal authority to apply for financial assistance, and the institutional, managerial, and financial capability to ensure adequate construction, operation, maintenance and replacement of the proposed project for its design life; and
WHEREAS,the city of Duluth has not incurred any costs, and has not entered into any written agreements to purchase property proposed by this project; and
WHEREAS, that city of Duluth has not violated any federal, state, or local laws pertaining to fraud, bribery, graft, kickbacks, collusion, conflict of interest or other unlawful or corrupt practice; and
WHEREAS, that upon approval of its application by the state, city of Duluth may enter into an agreement with the state of Minnesota for the above-referenced project, and that city of Duluth certifies that it will comply with all applicable laws and regulations as stated in the grant agreement.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth act as legal sponsor for the project contained in the Regional Park Grant Program application to be submitted on March 31, 2001 and that Bill Majewski is hereby authorized to apply to the Department of Natural Resources for funding of this project on behalf of city of Duluth; and
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that Bill Majewski, business developer,
is hereby authorized to execute such agreements as are necessary to implement
the project on behalf of the applicant.