05-0538R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION FOR A MINNESOTA INVESTMENT FUND GRANT RELATED TO THE CIRRUS EXPANSION AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF DOCUMENTS NECESSARY TO IMPLEMENT THE PROJECT.

 

BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:

     BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Duluth act as the legal sponsor for a project contained in the Business and Community Development Application that was submitted on August 3, 2005 and that the Mayor and the City Clerk are hereby authorized to apply to the Department of Employment and Economic Development for funding of this project on behalf of Cirrus.  

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that City of Duluth has the legal authority to apply for financial assistance, and the institutional, managerial, and financial capability to ensure adequate construction, operation, maintenance and replacement of the proposed project for its design life.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that City of Duluth has not incurred any costs and has not entered into any written agreements to purchase property.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that City of Duluth has not violated any Federal, State, or local laws pertaining to fraud, bribery, kickbacks, collusion, conflict of interest or other unlawful or corrupt practice.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that upon approval of its application by the state, City of Duluth may enter into an agreement with the State of Minnesota for the above-referenced project, and that the City of Duluth certifies that it will comply with all applicable laws and regulations as stated in all contract agreements and described on the Compliance Section (S-7) of the Business and Community Development Application

     AS APPLICABLE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City of Duluth has obtained credit reports and credit information from Dunn and Bradstreet. Upon review by the City Attorney’s Office, no adverse findings or concerns regarding, but not limited to, tax liens, judgements, court actions, and filings with state, federal and other regulatory agencies were identified. Failure to disclose any such adverse information could result in revocation or other legal action.

 


     NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor and City Clerk or their successors in office, are hereby authorized to execute such agreements, and amendments thereto, as are necessary to implement the project on behalf of the applicant.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Approved:                             Approved for presentation to council:

 

 

 

                                     

Department Director                   Administrative Assistant

 

 

Approved as to form:                  Approved:

 

 

 

                                                                            

Attorney                              Auditor

 

ATTY JMC:mdd 8/04/2005

 

 

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize an application for a Minnesota Investment Fund grant related to the Cirrus expansion and further authorizing execution of documents necessary to implement the project.