04-0352R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A HOMELAND SECURITY GRANT FROM THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY IN THE AMOUNT OF $100,170.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept a homeland security Grant from the Minnesota department of public safety in the amount of $l00,170, said monies to be deposited into Fund 215.

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute any and all documents or agreements necessary to effectuate said grant.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize acceptance of a homeland security grant which will pay for training for city of Duluth officers to enhance their capabilities to respond to acts of terrorism. Such training may include the following: emergency response to terrorism, incidence response to terrorist bombings and law enforcement response to weapons of mass destruction.