01-0343R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF AN AGREEMENT WITH THE GREATER DOWNTOWN COUNCIL REGARDING CERTAIN DOWNTOWN PROGRAMS IN THE AMOUNT OF $87,194.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with the Greater Downtown Council under which the Greater Downtown Council will conduct certain activities in the Downtown area, substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. __________, at a cost to the city of $87,194, payable from General Fund 0100-015-2030-SP05.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to approve a contract for the year 2001 with the Greater Downtown Council (GDC)to provide certain programs in Downtown Duluth. This is similar to the contracts that the city has had with GDC in the past and includes such programs as the Christmas City of the North Parade and the Clean and Safe Program.