01-0464R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES, MINNESOTA CONSERVATION CORPS, FOR MAPPING AND MAINTENANCE WORK ON CITY OF DULUTH TRAILS FOR A CONSIDERATION OF $15,000.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with the Minnesota department of natural resources, Minnesota conservation corps, said agreement filed with the city clerk as Public Document No. ____________, for mapping and various maintenance on recreational trails in the city of Duluth for a consideration of $15,000 to be paid from Capital Fund 0450, Agency 015, Organization 2001, Object C115.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes an agreement with the DNR's Minnesota conservation corps for mapping and maintenance of recreational trails in the Duluth park system. Maintenance operations include ice storm damage cleanup, boardwalk construction and control of exotic plant species. The conservation corps provides employment opportunities and training for young adults with meaningful and varied work assignments.