BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:
WHEREAS, the state of Minnesota historical society (MNHS) administers United States department of interior funds, for use by certified local governments (CLGs), for qualifying historic preservation purposes; and
WHEREAS, the city of Duluth has applied for financial assistance from the MNHS’s CLG grant program, for the purposes of securing professional services of a keynote speaker for the 2005 Annual Statewide Historic Preservation Conference, to be held in Duluth on September 15-16, 2005.
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept a CLG grant from the MNHS, in the amount of $1,000 for said professional services.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to act as legal sponsor of said grant, to execute any documents required to be executed to accept such grant, and to obligate up to $1,000 in cash match to be appropriated by donation from the Duluth Preservation Alliance (DPA) to be deposited along with said grant into Fund 100, Organization 020, Organization 1202, Object 4220-02.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the city to accept a $1,000 certified local government (CLG) grant from the Minnesota state historical society (MNHS) for professional services.
On September 15-16, 2005, the city of Duluth, along with the MNHS, is sponsoring the 2005 Annual Statewide Historic Preservation Conference in Duluth. One component of the conference will be a keynote speaker presentation by a nationally known historic preservationist. The CLG grant, and $1,000 in matching funds, provided by the Duluth Preservation Alliance, will be used to fund this component of the conference.