BY COUNCILOR NESS:
The city council finds as follows:
(a) The city of Duluth is home to the fifth oldest museum in the nation, the Duluth Children’s Museum; and
(b) Over 70,000 visitors annually benefit from the educational programs and services offered by the Duluth Children’s Museum; and
(c) The Duluth Children’s Museum is positioned to expand the use of traveling exhibits to better serve the interests of the residents of our community and those who visit the museum from across the globe; and
(d) By expanding their exhibition offerings, the Duluth Children’s Museum will enhance the educational services to all children of the region; and
(e) Having a vibrant and strong cultural organization focused on the celebration of area youth strengthens the livability of the city of Duluth.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth supports the
Duluth Children’s Museum request for
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the clerk shall send a copy of this resolution to the Minnesota congressional delegation.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution requests help in securing a federal grant to help the children’s museum. The request is not competing with any other request for earmarked funds.