04-0054R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH THE MINNESOTA COUNCIL ON COMPULSIVE GAMBLING, INC., FOR THE OPERATION OF A COMPULSIVE GAMBLING PREVENTION AND EDUCATION PROGRAM DURING YEAR 2004 AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $148,096.

BY COUNCILOR STEWART:

RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to contract with the Minnesota Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc., for operation of a compulsive gambling prevention and education program during year 2003, at a cost to the city of $148,096, which shall be payable from General Fund 0100, Agency 700, Organization 1422, Object 5490; to be encumbered out of year 2004 budget.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes a contract with the Minnesota Council on Compulsive Gambling, Inc. to provide a compulsive gambling prevention and education program during year 2004. This organization has provided this program with city funding since 1995. The amount of the contract is the same as in year 2003; to be encumbered out of year 2004 budget.