BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:
WHEREAS, the city desires to develop a comprehensive plan for Duluth and has put forth a request for proposals for professional services to assist in this process; and
WHEREAS, C.R. Planning, Inc., has represented that it is qualified and willing to perform the services set forth in its proposal to assist the city in the development of its comprehensive plan.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to execute an agreement, substantially in the form of the agreement filed as Public Document No. __________, with C.R. Planning, Inc., for professional services in the development and implementation of a comprehensive plan for the city of Duluth, in an amount not to exceed $190,000; payable from Fund 100, Organization 020, Agency 1202, Object 5310.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the city to enter into a professional services contract with the firm of C.R. Planning, Inc., for the development of a comprehensive plan for the city of Duluth. C.R. Planning, Inc., has nationwide experience in this area and is going to subcontract with the U.R.S. Corporation, Ayres Associates, Desotelle Consulting and the NRRI to assist in the development of the comprehensive plan. The details of the work to be done and the qualifications of C.R. Planning, Inc., can be found in the proposal submitted to the city.