07-0421R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING CONTRACT FOR PARK IMPROVEMENT (PEACE GARDEN) IN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $15,000.

BY COUNCILOR REINERT:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are authorized to execute and implement a contract, substantially the same as that on file with the clerk as Public Document No. ___________________, between the city and Duluth Sister Cities Commission, Inc., for construction of a peace garden memorial at Enger Park, in amount not to exceed $15,000, payment from the tourism tax fund balance, Fund 258, Account 2450.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The city has displayed the peace bell in its park. The sister city commission has undertaken a project to improve the area and construct a peace memorial garden. The project will cost over $60,000. The city will contribute up to $15,000. The city will own the project when it is completed in July.