BY COUNCILOR STENBERG:01-0562R
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT GRANT OF $150,000 FROM THE BENEFICIARY GROUP FOR ENVIRONMENTAL IMPROVEMENTS FOR THE GRASSY POINT TRAIL PROJECT.
WHEREAS, the Opportunities for Change Plan for West Duluth identified a need for increased public access to the St. Louis River; and
WHEREAS, a trail to the edge of the Grassy Point area has been constructed with a small parking area with ISTEA funding; and
WHEREAS, the land in the area for the project is publicly owned; and
WHEREAS, the west Duluth neighborhood strongly supports the implementation of this project; and
WHEREAS, the Beneficiary Group for Environmental Improvement has selected to offer a grant of $150,000 to the city of Duluth for construction of another portion of the Grassy Point Trail project into the wetlands; and
WHEREAS, $50,000 has been provided by check and the remaining $100,000 to be paid at later stages in the project.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the city of Duluth gratefully accepts
the grant of $150,000 and the $50,000 check for expenditures on the Grassy
Point Trail as outlined in the proposal submitted by city staff and authorizes
proper city officials to receive the funding and deposit in Fund 0450 015