05-0404R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN AGENCY AGREEMENT BETWEEN THE CITY AND MN/DOT FOR FEDERAL PARTICIPATION IN ADVANCE CONSTRUCTION OF THE CONSTRUCTION OF ARTHUR AVENUE FROM GARFIELD AVENUE TO PORT TERMINAL DRIVE.

BY COUNCILOR STOVER:

     BE IT RESOLVED, that pursuant to Minnesota Statute Sec. 161.36, the commissioner of transportation be appointed as agent of the city of Duluth to accept, as its agent, federal aid funds which may be made available for eligible transportation related projects.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with the commissioner of transportation, filed as Public Document No. ________, prescribing the terms and conditions of said federal aid participation as set forth and contained in Minnesota department of transportation agency Agreement No. 88052.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes the proper city officials to enter into an agreement with the state of Minnesota, department of transportation, to receive federal funds for the construction of Arthur Avenue from Garfield Avenue to Port Terminal Drive, identified as State Project No. 118-200-01 and Minnesota Project No. STPX 6904 (059). This project is programmed in the approved STIP for the fiscal year 2005. The city of Duluth desires to proceed with the project in 2005 using local funds until federal funds are available. This agreement sets forth the terms and conditions for receiving federal funds and the reimbursement of city funds used in lieu of federal funds in the advancement of this project.

 

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