01-0520R

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A $106,539 GRANT FROM THE STATE TRANSPORTATION FUND FOR THE RECONSTRUCTION OF BRIDGE NO. 69J33 OVER LAMAGGIE CREEK AND OBLIGATING THE CITY TO PAY ANY REMAINING CONSTRUCTION COSTS.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        WHEREAS, the city of Duluth has applied to the commissioner of transportation for a grant from the Minnesota state transportation fund for the reconstruction of Bridge No. 69J33 over LaMaggie Creek on West Eighth Street between 49th Avenue West and 39th Avenue West; and

        WHEREAS, the grant has been approved and the amount of the grant has been determined to be $106,539;

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth does hereby accept said grant and affirms that any reconstruction cost in excess of the grant will be appropriated from funds available to the city of Duluth and that any grant monies appropriated for reconstruction costs but not required, based on the final audit, shall be returned to the Minnesota state transportation fund; said funds to be deposited in Permanent Improvement Fund 0411, Agency 035, Org. 2111; and any payments authorized shall be from Permanent Improvement Fund 0411, Agency 035, Org. 2111, Object 5530.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution accepts a grant from the Minnesota transportation fund in the amount of $106,539 for the reconstruction of Bridge No. 69J33 over LaMaggie Creek on West Eighth Street.  The total construction costs, based on the low bid, are $128,670, with $106,539 reimbursement from state transportation funds and the remaining $22,131 appropriated from permanent improvement fund.  This project is part of the city of Duluth's five year capital plan for bridge improvements and was authorized by city council Resolution 97-0464, adopted May 27, 1997.  The construction contract was awarded by Resolution 01-0510, adopted July 9, 2001.