01-0332R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF ROUTINE MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT NO. 81553 BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN SERVICES BY THE CITY OF DULUTH FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $357,559.84.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        WHEREAS, the department of transportation of the state of Minnesota has submitted to the city of Duluth an agreement for the maintenance of Trunk Highways No. 23, No. 39, No. 61 and No. 194 within the corporate limits of the city of Duluth;

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized to execute Mn/DOT Agreement No. 81553, file as Public Document No. _________, with the state of Minnesota, department of transportation for the following purposes:
                to provide for routine maintenance by the city within the corporate city limits upon, along and adjacent to Trunk Highways No. 23, No. 39, No. 61 and No. 194, the limits of which are defined in said agreement.

        RESOLVED FURTHER, that monies received under this agreement, which are estimated to be $357,559.84 during state fiscal years 2002 and 2003, shall be deposited in the General Fund 100-500-1920-5234.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the execution of a routine maintenance agreement between MnDot and the city whereby the city maintains state trunk highways within the city and the state reimburses the city for the cost of this maintenance. Estimated costs are $176,117.92 in fiscal year 2002 and $181,441.92 in fiscal year 2003 for a total of $357,559.84.