04-0786R


RESOLUTION APPROVING THE FISCAL YEAR JANUARY 1, 2005, TO DECEMBER 31, 2005, OPERATION BUDGET OF THE DULUTH TRANSIT AUTHORITY.

BY COUNCILOR NESS:

     RESOLVED, that the operation budget for the fiscal year January 1, 2005 to December 31, 2005, in the amount of $10,072,005 for the Duluth transit authority is hereby approved.

     FURTHER RESOLVED, that the authority included in the resolution shall submit to the city council its proposed budget in a prescribed format on or before November 15 of each year.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution adopts the 2005 operating budget for the Duluth transit authority (DTA). The finance committee reviewed the Duluth transit authority budget at its November 8, 2004 meeting. The 2005 budget represents an increase of $426,920 or 4.4 percent over the 2004 budget.