BY COUNCILOR ATKINS:
WHEREAS, the U.S. department of transportation and the Minnesota department of transportation have made capital and operating funds available to the Duluth transit authority; and
WHEREAS, the Duluth transit authority has requested and the city of Duluth has committed the necessary local funding for the projects via the DTA’s levy; and
WHEREAS, the DTA has completed the necessary state and federal requirements to qualify for the following grants in years 2004 and 2005:
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Duluth City Council hereby approves the DTA request to accept operating grants and capital grants from the state of Minnesota and the federal government for the years 2004 and 2005 and apply for state and federal funds in 2005, as set out above.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the city to accept various state and federal grants on behalf of the DTA.