BY PRESIDENT REINERT:
RESOLVED, that the city’s sponsorship of the festival of cultures will serve to promote the city of Duluth and generate tourism tax revenues for the city.
FURTHER RESOLVED, that proper city officials are hereby authorized to execute a major sponsorship and Bayfront festival park permit agreement with Duluth Public Arts Fund, Inc., for the festival of cultures to be held on July 22 and 23, 2006, which agreement is on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ____________, at a cost to the city not to exceed $10,000, which shall be paid from Bayfront Festival Park Fund 237, Agency 015, Object 5441, and in-kind services.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the city to act as a major sponsor for the festival of cultures and to permit the use of Bayfront festival park for the event. Under the sponsorship, the city will contribute $10,000, plus in-kind services by the police, fire, public works and parks and recreation departments. The city will be identified as a major sponsor of this event on all promotional materials and will be given an opportunity to promote the city in a variety of ways in connection with this event.