01-0327R

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A GRANT OF $201,301.76 FROM THE STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF THE KEENE CREEK BRIDGE ON THE SKYLINE PARKWAY.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        WHEREAS, the city of Duluth has applied to the commissioner of transportation for a grant from the Minnesota state transportation fund for the reconstruction of Bridge No. 69639 over Keene Creek on Skyline Parkway, S.A.P. 118-113-12; and

        WHEREAS, the grant has been approved and the amount of the grant has been determined to be $201,301.76.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the city of Duluth does hereby accept said grant and affirms that any reconstruction costs qualify for Minnesota state transportation funds in excess of the grant will be appropriated from funds available to the city of Duluth, and that any grant monies appropriated for reconstruction costs but not required, based on the final audit, shall be returned to the Minnesota state transportation fund.

        RESOLVED FURTHER, grant monies received hereunder shall be deposited into Permanent Improvement Fund 0411, Agency 035, Org. 2137.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution accepts a grant from the Minnesota transportation fund in the amount of $201,301.76 for the reconstruction of Bridge No. 69639 over Keene Creek on Skyline Parkway. The total construction costs based on the low bid are $299,055.86 with the remaining $94,754.10 appropriated from our municipal state aid funds.