04-0320R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF $7,800 FROM THE MORGAN PARK - SMITHVILLE COMMUNITY CLUB PURSUANT TO A NORTHLAND FOUNDATION GRANT TO ASSIST IN PROVIDING AFTER SCHOOL RECREATIONAL PROGRAM AND SAFE HAVEN FOR CHILDREN ATTENDING STOWE ELEMENTARY AND/OR LIVING IN THE GARY-NEW DULUTH AREA.

BY COUNCILOR REINERT:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept a grant in the amount of $7,800 from the Morgan Park - Smithville Community Club pursuant to a Northland Foundation grant to assist in providing an after school recreational program and safe haven for children attending Stowe Elementary and/or living in the Gary-New Duluth area, said amount to be deposited into Fund 0100, Agency 400, Organization 1812, Activity MPCC, Revenue Source 4654.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute any agreements necessary to implement the project on behalf of the parks department.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  In conjunction with the city of Duluth Parks and recreation department, the Morgan Park - Smithville Community Club requested a grant from the Northland Foundation to help provide an after-school recreation program and safe haven for children attending Stowe Elementary and/or living in the Gary-New Duluth area. The grant would provide additional funding to fully staff the fall and spring after school program for the 2003-2004 school year. The community club was awarded a $7,800 grant for staffing. This resolution authorizes acceptance of the $7,800 for staffing of the program.