BY PRESIDENT NESS:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute a major sponsorship agreement with Grandma’s Marathon-Duluth, Inc., for the 2005 Grandma’s Marathon, which agreement is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _____________________, at a cost to the city not to exceed $15,000 plus in-kind services, which shall be paid from Fund 258-030-5436-06.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the city to act as a major sponsor of the 2005 Grandma’s Marathon. Under the sponsorship, the city will contribute $15,000 plus in-kind services by the police, fire, public works and parks and recreation departments. The city will be identified as a major sponsor of this event on all promotional materials and will be given an opportunity to promote the city in a variety of ways in connection with this event. The city has been a major sponsor of this event for many years.