DISCLAIMER

 

05-0662R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A GRANT AS FISCAL AGENT FOR THE LAKE SUPERIOR HIKING TRAIL ASSOCIATION IN THE AMOUNT OF $14,000 AND FURTHER AUTHORIZING CITY OFFICIALS TO ENTER INTO A MEMORANDUM OF UNDERSTANDING RELATING TO GRANT RECORD KEEPING, REPORTING AND TRAIL MAINTENANCE.

BY COUNCILOR REINERT:

     BE IT RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to accept a local trail connections grant in the amount of $14,000 from the state of Minnesota, department of natural resources, Project Number R013-05-2C. Matching funds for the project will be the responsibility of the Lake Superior Hiking Trail Association. Funds to be deposited in Fund 210, Agency 030, Organization 3102, Revenue Source 4220-02, Expense Account 5441.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the fiscal agent shall be the city’s finance director, that individual currently being Genie Stark, 411 West First Street, Room 107, Duluth, Minnesota, 55802.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officers are authorized to execute an agreement, filed as Public Document No. ____________ , with the Lake Superior Hiking Trail Association outlining the services and obligations of the city and the association relating to the city’s status as fiscal agent.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution is required by the state as part of the grant approval process for a grant to support construction of the Lake Superior hiking trail in the city of Duluth. The Lake Superior Hiking Trail Association will provide the matching funds. This resolution authorizes the city’s finance director to act as fiscal agent. The agreement approved by this resolution is similar to an agreement approved by Resolution 05-0241 except that it includes a new paragraph 5, in which the city agrees to work cooperatively with the association on trail maintenance for a 20 year period. This provision is a requirement of the grant.