01-0894R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ARROWHEAD LIBRARY SYSTEM TO PROVIDE REFERENCE SERVICES.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

        RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to execute an agreement substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No.____ with the governing board of the Arrowhead Library System (ALS), under which the Duluth public library will provide reference services to the libraries belonging to the seven-county arrowhead library system during the period January 1, 2002, through December 31, 2002, payments by ALS to the city thereunder in the estimated amount of $22,500 to be deposited in the Library General Fund 0100-300-1702-4403.



STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The Arrowhead Library System purchases reference services for member libraries from the Duluth public library. Under this contract, ALS agrees to reimburse the city of Duluth for the total cost of providing reference services by mail, telephone, computer and fax.