01-0858R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AMENDMENT TO AGREEMENTS WITH THE MINNESOTA LAKE SUPERIOR COASTAL PROGRAM AND THE PARK POINT COMMUNITY CLUB FOR THE SAND DUNE RESTORATION PROJECT WHICH EXTENDS THE PROJECT DEADLINE FROM NOVEMBER 30, 2001, TO MAY 31, 2002.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

        WHEREAS, the city of Duluth entered into an agreement with the state of Minnesota Lake Superior coastal program which granted matching funds totaling up to $8,600 for the Park Point sand dune restoration project; and

        WHEREAS, the city entered into a separate agreement assigning project responsibility to the Park Point Community Club and authorizing reimbursement of eligible expenses up to the total grant award of $8,600; and

        WHEREAS, said project cannot be completed by the project termination date of November 30, 2001; and

        WHEREAS, the state of Minnesota Lake Superior coastal program has authorized a project time extension to May 31, 2002;

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized to execute agreement amendments extending only the project completion date to May 31, 2002, filed as Public Document No. _______, with the state of Minnesota Lake Superior coastal program and Park Point Community Club to allow for the completion of the sand dune restoration project and expenditure of all coastal grant funds.

        RESOLVED FURTHER, that all other terms and conditions of each existing agreement shall remain unchanged and in full force until the expiration date of May 31, 2002.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The agreement with the state of Minnesota (Agreement 18855) was approved by the city council via Resolution 01-0034 on February 12, 2001, and the agreement with the Park Point Community Club (Agreement 18867) was approved via Resolution 01-0102 on February 12, 2001. This resolution only approves an amendment extending the project completion deadline date from November 30, 2001, to May 31, 2002. Both agreements otherwise remain unchanged.