RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING AN APPLICATION FOR A BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT PUBLIC INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT RELATED TO THE SMDC 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 SMDC.
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 of the Greater Minnesota Business Development Public Infrastructure Grant.
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:
ATTY JMC:mdd 8/04/2005
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize an application for a Business Development Public Infrastructure grant related to the SMDC expansion and further authorizing execution of documents necessary to implement the project.