BY COUNCILOR FENA:01-0318R
RESOLUTION EXPRESSING AN INTENT FOR CONTINUED COOPERATION WITH THE MILLER CREEK JOINT POWERS BOARD IN ITS EFFORTS TO RESTORE MILLER CREEK.
WHEREAS, the Miller Creek watershed is an important resource that is deserving of protection and restoration; and
WHEREAS, the cities of Duluth and Hermantown are cooperating in the restoration and enhancement of Miller Creek and to that end have formed the Miller Creek joint powers board; and
WHEREAS, the Miller Creek joint powers board is continuing in its efforts to restore and protect the watershed by involving citizens in restoration efforts that include monitoring the stream and securing funding for stream improvement projects;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth hereby recognizes
a continued partnership with the Miller Creek joint powers board and supports
the efforts of the board to promote intergovernmental cooperation in restoring
the watershed, protecting Miller Creek, promoting citizen involvement in
watershed rehabilitation, engaging in stream monitoring, and securing funding
and implementation of stream improvement projects.