DISCLAIMER

05-0588R


RESOLUTION ENTERING INTO AN AGREEMENT ACCEPTING $218,907 FROM SENIOR SERVICE AMERICA, INC., TO OPERATE THE SENIOR AIDES PROGRAM FROM JULY 1, 2005, THROUGH JUNE 30, 2006.

BY COUNCILOR ATKINS:

     RESOLVED, that proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute and implement a contract, pursuant to the Laws of Minnesota, 1967, Chapter 374, a Senior Service America, Inc. (or SSAI), grant in the amount of $218,907 for the period of July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006. Program funds will be accepted upon receipt of notices of funds available. A copy of this agreement and budget shall be on file in the city clerk’s office as Public Document No. _______. Monies received shall be deposited in Fund 270, Budget Item 6330.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution is to authorize the mayor to accept a grant of $218,907 from the Senior Service America, Inc. (SSAI), to provide funds to serve Duluth residents age 55 and over with work experience training and services.


The grant requires a local contribution of $28,615. This entire amount will be provided through in-kind contributions of local agencies and city supervisor and/or indirect costs. Funds will be deposited in Fund 270, Budget Item 6330.


These funds are allocated under Title V of the Older American Act. The fund will provide part-time work experience and training for a minimum of 36 senior citizens. The grant period is July 1, 2005, through June 30, 2006.