04-0536R

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF 2004 STATE HOMELAND SECURITY EQUIPMENT/EXERCISE GRANT FOR THE AMOUNT OF $150,000 FOR THE DULUTH FIRE DEPARTMENT.

BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:

RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to accept from the division of homeland security and emergency management, Minnesota department of public safety, a 2004 state homeland security equipment/exercise grant in the amount of $150,000.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to execute any agreements necessary to implement the project on behalf of the fire department. All monies from this grant will be deposited into Special Projects Fund 0210, Agency 030, Organization 2164, Revenue Source 4230.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: PURPOSE: This grant from the state of Minnesota, division of homeland security and emergency management, will allow the Duluth fire department to purchase equipment and engage in training related to safety and security for fire department personnel responding to incidents related to weapons of mass destruction and/or terrorism.