BY COUNCILOR STEWART:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to enter into a consultant agreement with The Northspan Group, Inc., for the sum of not to exceed $7,500, from Fund 450, Agency 030, Object 5520, Project #CP2005-OT0511, for providing certain consulting services to the city of Duluth in connection with the Duluth Heritage Hockey Center, said services and payment therefore to be substantially as outlined in the agreement on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. __________.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution would authorize a consultant agreement with The Northspan Group, Inc., to assist the city in preparing a state redevelopment grant application to support the construction of the Duluth Heritage Hockey Center at the Wheeler Field Site. The city is seeking an $800,000 state grant to be matched by city funds. Fee for these grant application services are to be hourly and in an amount not to exceed $7,500 payable from Capital Improvement Fund 450.