01-0699R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE EXECUTION OF A TRAILS ASSISTANCE PROGRAM AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR 2001-2002 SNOWMOBILE GRANT IN AID IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $19,000.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to execute a Minnesota trail assistance program agreement with the Minnesota department of natural resources in the sum of $19,000 for the maintenance of the Duluth snowmobile trails for the 2001-2002 season; said agreement to be in the form of Public Document No. ___ on file with the city clerk; the funds therefrom to be deposited in the General Fund 0100-500-1920-4233.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution accepts a snowmobile trail maintenance grant from the Minnesota DNR of $19,000. Half of the grant will be used for the cross-city east snowmobile trail and half of the grant will be used for the cross-city west snowmobile trail. The actual trail grooming and maintenance will be done by local snowmobile clubs which the city subcontracts with.