BY COUNCILOR REINERT:
WHEREAS, the city has applied, on behalf of the Sweetwater Alliance, for a coastal program grant to be used solely for design activities as part of the living water garden project at Bayfront Park, and
WHEREAS, the Minnesota coastal program has approved a matching grant in the amount of $58,179.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized and directed to execute the grant agreement filed as Public Document No. ____________, between the city of Duluth and the state of Minnesota, which awards the city a matching grant in the amount of $58,179 to be used for the design of the living water garden project, said grant funds to be deposited into Fund 0210-030-3159-4210-02.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The city submitted a grant application for 50-50 matching funds to Minnesota’s Lake Superior coastal program (state of Minnesota - department of natural resources) on behalf of the Sweetwater Alliance for design funding of the living water garden project at Bayfront Park - Slip #2. Sweetwater Alliance has raised the required matching funds and will coordinate the design function. In addition, Sweetwater Alliance will provide all accounting documentation and prepare all reports necessary to satisfy the coastal program grant requirements.