01-0558R

RESOLUTION ENTERING AN AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTING $213,955 FROM THE NATIONAL SENIOR CITIZENS EDUCATION & RESEARCH CENTER, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR AIDE PROGRAM FROM JULY 1, 2001, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2002.

BY COUNCILOR FENA:

        RESOLVED, that proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept on behalf of the city of Duluth, pursuant to the Laws of Minnesota, 1967, Chapter 374, a national senior citizens education & research center, inc. grant in the amount of $213,955 for the period July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002. A copy of this agreement and electronic form budget shall be on file in the city clerk's office as Public Document. No. _______.

        FURTHER RESOLVED, that monies received shall be deposited in Fund 270, Budget Item 6332.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the Mayor to accept a grant of $213,955 from the National Senior Citizens Education & Research Center, Inc. (NSCERC), to provide funds to serve Duluth residents age 55 and over with employment and related services.

The grant requires a local contribution of $26,941. This entire amount will be provided through in-kind contributions of local agencies and city supervisors and/or indirect costs. Funds will be deposited in Fund 270, Budget Item 6332.

These funds are allocated under Title V of the Older American Act. The funds will provide part-time employment for a minimum of 36 senior citizens. The grant period is July 1, 2001 through June 30, 2002.