01-0338R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF MAINTENANCE AGREEMENT NO. 81554 BETWEEN THE CITY OF DULUTH AND THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION FOR PROVIDING VEGETATION, LANDSCAPE AND SIDEWALK MAINTENANCE SERVICES BY THE CITY OF DULUTH ALONG TRUNK HIGHWAY 53 FOR AN ESTIMATED AMOUNT OF $20,000.

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 vegetation, landscaping and sidewalks along Trunk Highway No. 53, 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. 81554, filed as Public Document No. ___________, with the state of Minnesota, department of transportation.

        RESOLVED FURTHER, that monies received under this agreement, which are estimated to be $20,000 during state fiscal years 2002 and 2003, shall be deposited in the General Fund 0100-500-1920-4654.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the execution of a maintenance agreement between Mn/DOT and the city whereby the city maintains vegetation, landscaping, and sidewalks along state Trunk Highway No. 53 within the city and the state reimburses the city for the cost of this maintenance. Estimated costs are $10,000 in fiscal year 2002 and $10,000 in fiscal year 2003 for a total of $20,000.