01-0559R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT FOR PROFESSIONAL SERVICES WITH MINNESOTA SEA GRANT EXTENSION PROGRAM RELATING TO A PUBLIC PERCEPTIONS AND VALUES SURVEY ABOUT THE CHARACTERISTICS AND LOCATIONS OF PUBLIC OPEN SPACES.

BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement for professional services, substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the City Clerk as Public Document No. ______, with Minnesota Sea Grant Extension Program for execution of a public perceptions and values survey about the characteristics and locations of public open spaces at a cost not to exceed $13,000, payable from Fund 210, Agency 303, Org. 2176.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize a professional services Agreement with Minnesota Sea Grant Extension Program to provide all professional services necessary to develop, administer, compile, evaluate, and report a public perceptions and values survey which statistically evaluates citizens' attitudes about the characteristics and locations of public open spaces. The survey will be used as a tool for the Duluth Area Natural Resources Inventory. Consideration under this Agreement is not to exceed $13,000, payable from a grant received by the City from the University of Minnesota, Northeast Region Sustainable Development Partnership.