AUTHORIZING A CONSULTANT AGREEMENT WITH LHB ENGINEERS & ARCHITECTS
FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN PROFESSIONAL SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION
WITH THE GRASSY POINT TRAIL, PHASE I, IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $24,116.
that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to enter into a consultant
agreement with LHB Engineers & Architects for the sum of not to exceed
$24,116, from Capital Fund 450, Ag. 015, Org. 2001, Obj. C117, for providing
certain professional services to the city of Duluth in connection with
Grassy Point Trail, Phase I, said services and payment therefore to be
substantially as outlined in the agreement on file in the office of the
city clerk as Public Document No. ________.
OF PURPOSE: this resolution would authorize a consultant agreement with
LHB for providing professional landscape architecture, survey and engineering
services in connection with Grassy Point Trail, Phase I. This trail is
the continuation of the Keene Creek Trail, which the City constructed in
1998, funded in part by an ISTEA enhancement grant. The new trail extends
the Keene Creek Trail through the marshes of Grassy Point to a fishing
platform and birding observation deck. This design contract is funded via
a grant received by the City (Resolution 01-0562) from the Beneficiary
Group for Environmental Improvement. Trail extension construction is scheduled
for the winter of 2001-2002. This design contract is hourly in an amount
not to exceed $24,116. After approval of this design contract resolution,
$125,000 remains in this C.I.P. line item.