01-0646R

RESOLUTION APPROVING A GRANT AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTING $30,000 FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES COASTAL PROGRAM.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

        WHEREAS, the city desires to protect the recently renovated Viking Ship at Leif Erikson Park from degradation from weathering; and

        WHEREAS, Save Our Ship, Inc., has made application on behalf of the city and received approval for a matching grant from the Minnesota department of natural resources coastal program in an amount of $30,000; and

        WHEREAS, said Save Our Ship, Inc., has satisfactorily met the match requirements for said grant.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized and directed to execute the agreement filed as Public Document No. ____, between the city of Duluth and the state of Minnesota, which awards the city a matching grant in the amount of $30,000 to be used toward the purchase of materials for the Viking Ship superstructure project at Leif Erikson Park, funds to be deposited into Fund 0210-030-2104.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: Save Our Ship, Inc., submitted a grant application on behalf of the city to the Minnesota DNR coastal program for $30,000 to be used toward the purchase of building materials for the Viking Ship superstructure at Leif Erikson Park. The city, as a governmental entity, must be the grant recipient and serve as the fiscal agent.