04-0698R


RESOLUTION APPROVING THE EXEMPTION OF A RAFFLE LICENSE TO LINCOLN PARK BUSINESS GROUP AND MINNESOTA FRATERNAL ORDER OF POLICE AND WAIVING THE 60 DAY WAITING PERIOD.

BY COUNCILOR STEWART:

     WHEREAS, the Lincoln Park Business Group and Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police have applied to the Minnesota gambling control board for a lawful gambling exemption (raffle); and

     WHEREAS, the Duluth City Council has received copies of said exemption applications to the Minnesota gambling control board and has 60 days in which to present a resolution to said Minnesota gambling control board objecting to the exemption applications; and

     WHEREAS, the city council approves of the exemption applications and wishes to waive the 60 day waiting period.

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council hereby approves of the Minnesota gambling control board issuing a lawful gambling exemption to the Lincoln Park Business Group and Minnesota Fraternal Order of Police and does hereby waive the 60 day waiting period which it has to object to the issuance of said exemptions.

     RESOLVED FURTHER, that the city clerk is hereby authorized and directed to send a copy of this resolution to the Minnesota gambling control board immediately after its passage.