05-0512R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY TO ENTER INTO A BLUES FESTIVAL AGREEMENT WITH BAYFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL, INC., AND THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY.

 

BY COUNCILOR REINERT:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. _____________ with Bayfront Blues Festival, Inc., (contractor) and the Duluth economic development authority (DEDA), pursuant to which the contractor agrees to produce, promote and manage the Blues Festival at Bayfront Festival Park, rental and a portion of ticket receipts to be payable into Fund 0237, Agency 015, Revenue Source 4623.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved:                             Approved for presentation to council:

 

 

 

                                     

Department Director                   Administrative Assistant

 

 

Approved as to form:                  Approved:

 

 

 

                                                                            

Attorney                              Auditor

 

ATTY JMC:mdd 7/18/2005

 

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize an agreement with the contractor to produce, promote and manage the annual Blues Festival at Bayfront Festival Park.

 

Under the agreement, the contractor will hire the entertainers, contract with food vendors and provide the necessary staffing. Rental payment and a portion of the proceeds from tickets will be paid to the city. The Explorers will retain parking proceeds on DEDA lots west of Slip 2.