BY COUNCILOR NESS:
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A
LICENSING AGREEMENT WITH CANADA STAINED GLASS LIMITED AND PROVIDING FOR
PROCEEDS THEREOF TO BE DEPOSITED INTO THE MUNICIPAL ARTS FUND.
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter
into a licensing agreement, substantially in the form of the copy on file
in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ____________, with
Canada Stained Glass Limited.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that all proceeds received from the above-referenced
licensing agreement will be deposited in the municipal arts fund, Fund
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:
The purpose of this resolution is to authorize a licensing agreement with
Canada Stained Glass Limited (Canada) which has been in the business of
reproducing stained glass windows for 20 years. Under the agreement, Canada
would reproduce stained glass replicas of a Tiffany window entitled Greysolon
DuLhut which is owned by the city and currently housed at the St. Louis
Heritage and Arts Center. The city will receive a royalty fee of four precent
of the gross sales of the reproduced item. The resolution also authorizes
the royalties to be deposited into the municipal arts fund which is established
in the treasury of the city for the purpose of assisting the funding of
fine arts in Duluth. The monies in this fund will be expended as directed
by Duluth public arts commission.