04-0100R

RESOLUTION AMENDING RESOLUTION 03-0656(A) ADOPTING LICENSE, PERMIT AND FEE CHARGES FOR 2004 TO INCREASE PAWNBROKER TRANSACTION SURCHARGE TO $2.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

RESOLVED, that Resolution 03-0656(a) adopting license, permit and fee charges for 2004 be amended to increase the pawnbroker transaction surcharge from $1 to $2.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution will authorize an amendment to Resolution 03-0656(a), passed on November 10, 2003, to adopt license, permit and fee charges for 2004. The pawnbroker transaction surcharge will be increased from $1 to $2, with $1 being paid to the city of Minneapolis for a data collection and maintenance fee for transactions and $1 to the city of Duluth to cover software setup and training costs as well as on-going monthly compliance checks of randomly chosen pawned items.