05-0393R


RESOLUTION ACCEPTING OWNERSHIP OF THE DOMAIN NAMES GETBRIDGED.COM AND GETBRIDGED.ORG.

BY COUNCILOR STEWART:

     WHEREAS, Carlson Media, Inc., has offered to transfer to the city the domain names "getbridged.com” and "getbridged.org" without cost to the city; and

     WHEREAS, the intended use of these domain names is to support the centennial of the aerial bridge and the "Get Bridged" campaign.

     NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city accepts the transfer of ownership of the domain names "getbridged.com” and "getbridged.org.”

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth wishes to thank Carlson Media, Inc., John Carlson and Sandy Hoy for the valuable assistance they have rendered to the Aerial Bridge Centennial both in volunteer time and donated professional services, as well as their fine spirit of service to the citizens of Duluth.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The city is currently planning for the centennial of the aerial bridge which will include various community events. The city created an ad hoc advisory committee made up of various citizens for the purpose of providing the city with advice and expertise relating to this event. Carlson Media, Inc., has assisted the city through the committee process by purchasing the domain names "getbridged.com" and "getbridged.org.” Carlson Media, Inc., has offered to transfer ownership of the domain names to the city as a gift to the city. This resolution accepts the gift and ownership of the domain names.

 

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