01-0695R

RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE TO ST. MARY'S MEDICAL CENTER AND THE MINNESOTA BALLET AND A BINGO LICENSE TO LINCOLN PARK BUSINESS GROUP.

BY PRESIDENT EDWARDS:

        WHEREAS, St. Mary's Medical Center and the Minnesota Ballet have applied to the Minnesota gambling control board for a lawful gambling exemption (raffle); and

        WHEREAS, the Lincoln Park Business Group has applied to the Minnesota gambling control board for a lawful gambling exemption (bingo); and

        WHEREAS, the Duluth City Council has received a copy of said exemption applications to the Minnesota gambling control board and has 60 days in which to present a resolution to said Minnesota gambling control board objecting to the exemption applications; and

        WHEREAS, the city council approves of the exemption applications and wishes to waive the 60 day waiting period.

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council hereby approves of the Minnesota gambling control board issuing a lawful gambling exemption to St. Mary's Medical Center, the Minnesota Ballet, and the Lincoln Park Business Group and does hereby waive the 60 day waiting period which it has to object to the issuance of said exemptions.

        RESOLVED FURTHER, that the city clerk is hereby authorized and directed to send a copy of this resolution to the Minnesota gambling control board immediately after its passage.