BY COUNCILOR LITTLE:
RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to accept from the division of homeland security and emergency management, Minnesota department of public safety, a 2005 state homeland security equipment/exercise grant in the amount of $50,000.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to execute any agreements necessary to implement the project on behalf of the fire department. All monies from this grant will be deposited into Special Projects Fund 210, Agency 030, Organization 3171, Revenue Source 4210-02.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This grant from the state of Minnesota, department of homeland security and emergency management, will allow the Duluth fire department to purchase biological detection equipment and engage in training to determine presence or absence of biological threat materials when responding to incidents related to terrorism and homeland security.