BY COUNCILOR JOHNSON:
RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to enter into a one-year contract with the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA), substantially the same as that on file with the city clerk as Public Document No. ____________, for professional right-of-way and easement acquisition services for year 2007 transportation and utility improvement projects for at an estimated amount of $20,000, payable from various funds.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution will authorize city officials to contract with the Housing and Redevelopment Authority (HRA) of Duluth to acquire, in the name of the city, permanent and temporary easements for year 2007 in accordance with state and federal regulations for an estimated amount of $20,000, payable from various funds.
The agency’s services shall include all appraisals and review appraisals necessary for the acquisitions, all legal services, abstracting services, filing fees, and costs of administration. The costs of the property will be paid by the city directly to each property owner.
The Housing and Redevelopment Authority has provided this service since 2002.