07-0568R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING EXECUTION OF A $5,000 GRANT AGREEMENT WITH THE MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF NATURAL RESOURCES FOR MAINTENANCE OF CROSS COUNTRY SKI TRAILS.

BY COUNCILOR REINERT:

     RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth ratifies and hereby authorizes the execution of the grant agreement filed as Public Document No. ___________ with the Minnesota department of natural resources under which agreement the city will receive up to $5,000 to reimburse it for costs incurred in maintaining cross country ski trails in the city of Duluth during the 2007-2008 ski season. The reimbursement should be deposited in General Fund 100, Agency 500, Organization 1920, Revenue Source 4225.


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution approves a grant agreement with the Minnesota DNR for $5,000 to assist in defraying the city’s costs of maintaining its cross county ski trails. This is an annual grant which reimburses the city for up to 65 percent of its costs of trail development and maintenance, except trail grooming which is reimbursable at the rate of 90 percent of cost.