05-0344R
REPLACEMENT
RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PROPER CITY OFFICERS TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT WITH THE ARROWHEAD YOUTH SOCCER ASSOCIATION OF NORTHEASTERN MINNESOTA FOR THE OPERATION AND MAINTENANCE OF THE ARLINGTON, JEAN DULUTH AND SPIRIT MOUNTAIN SOCCER COMPLEXES.

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT:

     WHEREAS, the city owns three large tracts of land known as the Arlington Soccer Complex, the Jean Duluth Soccer Complex and the Spirit Mountain Soccer Complex; and

     WHEREAS, the city and the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota have established a sound working relationship toward the goal of achieving a quality soccer program and properly maintained soccer playing facilities for the youth of the city; and

      WHEREAS, the city acknowledges the financial and management commitment made by the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota in the development of the Arlington, Jean Duluth and Spirit Mountain Soccer Complexes; and

     WHEREAS, the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association agrees to pay to the city the amount of $17,000 for 2005 and $19,000 for 2006, in exchange for increased field maintenance services to be provided by the city at the three soccer complex locations. Funds received to be deposited into General Fund 100, Agency 500, Organization 1920, Revenue Source 4654-02; and

     WHEREAS, the city recognizes the proven ability of the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota to provide field scheduling responsibilities;

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized and directed to execute an agreement filed as Public Document No. __________, between the city of Duluth and the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota for the continued operation and maintenance of the Arlington, Jean Duluth and Spirit Mountain soccer complexes.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution renews and approves an updated operation and maintenance agreement with the Arrowhead Youth Soccer Association of Northeastern Minnesota (AYSA) for the Arlington, Jean Duluth and Spirit Mountain soccer complexes. The AYSA and its Fields for Duluth Committee have continuously provided funds for these complexes and desires to continue working closely with the city to protect the integrity of the fields and by providing responsible management of field usage scheduling and field maintenance. This agreement has been approved by the AYSA board of directors at their May 11, 2005, meeting. AYSA has agreed to pay the city for increased field maintenance services in the amount of $17,000 for 2005 and increasing to $19,000 for 2006.

 

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