01-0503R

RESOLUTION TRANSFERRING $120,000 WITHIN THE 2000 HUD COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT (CDBG) PROGRAM.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

WHEREAS, the city of Duluth established certain 2000 CDBG accounts; and

WHEREAS, the community development committee (CD committee) for the CDBG 0rogram passed a resolution recommending funding changes as set forth below.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to make the following fund transfers in the Federal Program Fund 262-2000 HUD-funded community development accounts as set forth below:
2000 Transfers
Account revised - 2000
Project # Project Budget Amt New Amt Amt of Increase
or Decrease
6307 Hillside district streetscape phase 2 & 3 $  95,028 $145,028 $   50,000
6309 Lincoln Park restoration $109,000 $159,000 $   50,000
6333 Program administration $446,335 $466,335 $   20,000
6335 Contingency $183,000 $  63,000 ($120,000)



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The CD committee passed a resolution on June 26, 2001, recommending this transfer of funds to complete the Hillside district streetscape to Third Avenue West and to complete the trails, bandstand and toddler play structure in Lincoln Park Park. The $20,000 to program administration replaces the amount reduced in last year's request.

This action is related to Resolution 01-0325 which placed this program income into contingency. The CD committee will have a public hearing in July for the purpose of utilizing the remaining $30,000 for the "zero" funded Morgan Park sidewalk safety project.