BY COUNCILOR STEWART:
WHEREAS, the state of Minnesota, department of natural resources, division of waters, administers financial assistance for coastal management purposes, through Minnesota’s Lake Superior coastal program; and
WHEREAS, the city of Duluth desires financial assistance under Minnesota’s Lake Superior coastal program.
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to apply for, and to accept if offered, $70,000 in Lake Superior coastal program funds from the state of Minnesota department of natural resources to assist in creating 11,000 parcels as part of the city’s proposed parcel map of the entire city, said sum, if received, to be deposited in Fund 0210-030-2154.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the city does hereby agree to act as a legal sponsor of such grant and hereby agrees that, if such grant is offered and accepted, it will obligate the following sums from the following sources to serve as the local match to said grant funds:
$5,000 from the Water Utilities Fund 510-500-1915-5310;
$5,000 from the Gas Utilities Fund 520-500-1915-5310;
$5,000 from the Sewer Utilities Fund 530-500-1915-5310;
$5,000 from the Stormwater Utilities Fund 535-500-1915-5310;
$50,000 in in-kind services from MIS.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the city to apply for and if offered, accept the grant from the Minnesota DNR, division of waters, in the amount of $70,000 from their coastal zone management assistance grant program to assist the city to defray a portion of the cost of the parcel mapping for 11,000 parcels within the city of Duluth. The city will provide matching funds in the form of in-kind services and matching funds totaling $70,000.