BY COUNCILOR NESS:01-0784R
RESOLUTION IN SUPPORT OF A GRANT APPLICATION TO MINNESOTA'S LAKE SUPERIOR COASTAL PROGRAM FOR MATCHING FUNDS TOWARD THE ACQUISITION OF THE STEWART CREEK HEADWATERS SITE, NOT TO EXCEED $100,000.
WHEREAS, the state of Minnesota, department of natural resources, division of waters, administers financial assistance for coastal management purposes, through Minnesota's Lake Superior coastal program; and
WHEREAS, the city of Duluth desires financial assistance under the Great Lakes coastal restoration grant program.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, as follows:
(a) That the Duluth City Council approves of and supports the city administration in filing an application to Minnesota's Lake Superior coastal management program for financial assistance toward the acquisition of the Stewart Creek site in Midway Township;
(b) That the proper city officers are hereby authorized and directed to execute and file an application with the Minnesota department of natural resources and provide all information and documentation as required to become eligible for possible funding assistance; and
(c) That the city of Duluth does agree to obligate the funds required to satisfactorily complete the proposed acquisition project and become eligible for reimbursement under the terms and conditions of the Great Lakes coastal restoration grant program. The matching funds would come from the 2002 Capital Improvement Fund 0450-015.