BY COUNCILOR STOVER:
RESOLVED, that pursuant to Minnesota Statute Section 161.36, the commissioner of transportation be appointed as agent to the city of Duluth to accept, as its agent, federal aid funds which may be made available for eligible transportation-related projects.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with the commissioner of transportation, filed as Public Document No.__________, prescribing the terms and conditions of said federal aid participation as set forth and contained in Minnesota Department of Transportation Agency Agreement No. 89598.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the proper city officials to enter into an agreement with the state of Minnesota department of transportation to receive federal funds for the reconstruction of Central Avenue from I-35 to Grand Avenue, identified as State Project No. 118-107-11 and Minnesota Project No. HPPH H179(001). This project is programmed in the approved STIP for fiscal year 2006. The city of Duluth desires to proceed with the project in 2006 using local funds until federal funds are available. This agreement sets forth the terms and conditions for receiving federal funds and the reimbursement of city funds used in lieu of federal funds in the advancement of this project.