04-0164R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONSULTING AGREEMENT WITH FOSTER JACOBS JOHNSON, INC., FOR PROVIDING CERTAIN ENGINEERING SERVICES TO THE CITY OF DULUTH IN CONNECTION WITH THE PETERSON ARENA DEHUMIDIFICATION SYSTEM IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $7,400.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to enter into a consultant agreement with Foster Jacobs & Johnson, Inc., for the sum of not to exceed $7,400, from General Fund 0100, Agency 700, Organization 2725, Object I427, for providing certain engineering services to the city of Duluth in connection with the Peterson Arena dehumidification system, said services and payment therefore to be substantially as outlined in the agreement on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ____________.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution would authorize a consultant agreement with Foster Jacobs & Johnson, Inc., for professional engineering services necessary for the installation of a dehumidification system at the Peterson Ice Arena. In 2003, the city installed a dehumidification system at the Fryberger Ice Arena, from C.I.P. funds. A similar system will now be installed in the Peterson Facility, to be paid from 2004 C.I.P. Funds. Engineering services for the Peterson dehumidification project are in an amount of $7,400.