BY COUNCILOR FENA:01-0765R
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO ACCEPT A $351,999 GRANT FROM THE U.S. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY FOR AN ENVIRONMENTAL MONITORING FOR PUBLIC ACCESS AND COMMUNITY TRACKING PROGRAM TO MONITOR AND COLLECT DATA ABOUT STREAMS IN DULUTH.
WHEREAS, in Resolution 01-0109 the Duluth City Council authorized a memorandum of understanding between the city of Duluth, the Minnesota pollution control agency, the Western Lake Superior Sanitary District, the University of Minnesota-Duluth, the University of Minnesota Sea Grant, and Apprise Technologies, Inc., as a prerequisite to a grant application to the U.S. environmental protection agency to monitor and study streams running through Duluth and to disseminate the information to the public; and
WHEREAS, the U.S. environmental protection agency has considered said grant application and is willing to fund the project in an amount of $351,999;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized to execute a grant agreement in the form of the document filed with this resolution as Public Document No. ___, with the United States environmental protection agency for a environmental monitoring for public access and community tracking (EMPACT) program to monitor and collect and disseminate data about streams located in the city of Duluth.
FURTHER, that all monies received under this grant be deposited in Special
Project Fund 0210, Agency 030, Org. 2141, Revenue Source 4210.