01-0780R

RESOLUTION ACCEPTING A $20,871.34 SUBGRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT TO BE USED TO REIMBURSE THE CITY FOR STORM AND FLOOD RELATED INFRASTRUCTURE REPAIRS.

BY COUNCILOR ECKENBERG:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to accept a $20,871.34 subgrant from the Minnesota department of public safety, division of emergency management, acting in conjunction with the federal emergency management agency, and to execute the subgrant contract, filed as Public Document No. __________, for the city of Duluth storm and flood related infrastructure repairs.

        RESOLVED FURTHER, that grant monies accepted pursuant to this resolution shall be deposited into Fund 0510, Agency 500, Revenue Source 4698.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution accepts a subgrant of $20,871.34 from the emergency management division of the Minnesota department of public safety to FEMA in conjunction with reimbursement to the city for repairs of seven ruptured mains during April 22, 23 and 24, 2001, from storm and flood conditions.  The mains were ruptured by water hammer caused by power surges which caused pumps to run too fast during the recovery period from the storm.