DISCLAIMER

 

06-0016R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH LAKE SUPERIOR AREA FAMILY SERVICES FOR THE OPERATION OF AN OUTREACH GAMBLING PROGRAM DURING YEAR 2006 AT A COST TO THE CITY OF $90,000.

BY COUNCILOR KRAUSE:

     RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to execute an agreement substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. __________, with Lake Superior Area Family Services, doing business as Gamblers Intervention Services for the operation of an outreach gambling program during year 2006, at a cost to the city of $90,000, which shall be payable from Fund 256.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize an agreement with Lake Superior Area Family Services, doing business as Gamblers Intervention Services (GIS) to provide an outreach gambling program for compulsive gamblers during year 2006.


This organization has operated this program with city funding since 1995. The new contract proposed for 2006 has been strengthened to provide a more explicit scope of services and to improve financial accountability. The anticipated scope of services provided is expected to be substantially unchanged and the amount of the proposed contract is the same as in 2005.


Approval of this contract is contingent will require GIS to justify their costs of services in order to be approved.


Seven votes are required to pass this resolution.