04-0090R

RESOLUTION APPROVING DEDA RESOLUTION 04D-09 AUTHORIZING AN AGREEMENT WITH NORTHSPAN GROUP, INC., TO FUND THE ARROWHEAD BUSINESS CONNECTION REGIONAL RECRUITMENT AND RETENTION PROGRAM.

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

RESOLVED, that pursuant to the requirements of Resolution Nos. 99-0239 and 02-0606, the Duluth economic development authority's (DEDA) agreement with Northspan Group, Inc., to fund the Arrowhead Business Connection regional recruitment and retention program approved at its meeting of January 20, 2004, pursuant to DEDA Resolution No. 04D-09, a copy of which is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _________, is hereby approved.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  Pursuant to the requirements of Resolution Nos. 99-0239 and 02-0606, the purpose of this resolution is to approve DEDA's annual contract with Northspan Group, Inc., to participate in their Arrowhead Business Connection regional marketing and business recruitment and retention program. The nature and purpose of the contract and the services to be performed, together with the amount to be paid to the contractor, are set forth in DEDA Resolution No. 04D-09 and its statement of purpose.