01-0698R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THOMAS R. ZAHN & ASSOCIATES FOR AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $13,000 FOR COMPLETION OF A RE-USE STUDY FOR THE FORMER DULUTH NATIONAL GUARD ARMORY BUILDING.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

        BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to execute an agreement, on file with the city clerk as Public Document No. ___, between the city of Duluth and Thomas R. Zahn & Associates for the completion of a re-use study for the former Duluth National Guard armory building, located at 1301 London Road; total consideration not to exceed $13,000; payable from Special Projects Fund 0210-030-2106-5319.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes an agreement to complete a re-use study at the Duluth armory building. The consultant was chosen as a result of responding to an RFP and has extensive experience leading re-use study projects throughout Minnesota. The contract will be funded by a grant from the state historical society, a grant from the Duluth preservation alliance, and a grant from the national trust for historic preservation.