01-0781R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR MAINTENANCE OF CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAILS.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to execute a grant agreement with the Minnesota department of natural resources, which agreement is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ___, under which agreement the city will receive up to $2,200 to reimburse it for costs incurred in maintaining cross country ski trails in the city of Duluth during the 2001-2002 ski season. The reimbursement should be deposited in General Fund 0100, Agency 500, Org. 1920, Revenue Source 4232.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize acceptance of a $2,200 grant from the Minnesota DNR to assist in defraying the city's costs of maintaining its cross country ski trails. This is an annual grant which reimburses the city for up to 65 percent of its costs of trail development and maintenance except trail grooming which is reimbursable at the rate of 90 percent of the cost.