BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials, acting as fiscal agent for the planning and development department, are hereby authorized to apply for and to accept, if offered, a Minnesota’s Lake Superior coastal program grant administered through the Minnesota department of natural resources in the amount of $40,000 for the purposes of assisting in the creation of a unified development code, which funds shall be paid into Fund 100, Organization 1202, Revenue Source 4220.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to act as legal sponsor of said grant, to execute any documents required to be executed to accept such grant and to obligate up to $40,000 in match provided as in-kind services from the planing and development budget, which funds shall be paid from Fund 100, Organization 1202, Object 5310.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the city to apply for and accept, if offered a grant in the amount of $40,000 from Minnesota’s Lake Superior coastal program for the purpose of assisting in the development of a unified development code for the city. The planning department is in the early stages of updating an outdated zoning code and is seeking supplemental sources of funding to assist with code development. These funds would permit the engagement of a consultant to aide in the uniform development code creation.