04-0087R

RESOLUTION GIVING PRELIMINARY APPROVAL TO A PROJECT; REFERRING THE PROPOSAL TO THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF EMPLOYMENT AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FOR APPROVAL; AND APPROVING A JOINT POWERS AGREEMENT FOR THE BENEFIT OF THE BENEDICTINE HEALTH SYSTEM-ST. MARY'S DULUTH CLINIC HEALTH SYSTEM OBLIGATED GROUP PURSUANT TO DEDA RESOLUTION NO. 04D-14.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

RESOLVED, that pursuant to the requirements of Resolution No. 02-0606, the Duluth economic development authority's (DEDA) preliminary approval to a project; referring the proposal to the Minnesota department of employment and economic development for approval; and approving a joint powers agreement for the benefit of the Benedictine Health System-St. Mary's Duluth Clinic Health System Obligated Group pursuant to DEDA Resolution No. 04D-14, a copy of which is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _________, is hereby approved.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to approve the action of the DEDA board of commissioners pursuant to its Resolution 04D-14 as is required by Resolution 02-0606. The nature and purpose of the approval are set forth in DEDA Resolution No. 04D-14 and its statement of purpose.