BY COUNCILOR GILBERT:
RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to participate in the joint property tax advisory committee during 2008, including paying for the city’s share of the consultant agreement with Jeff Van Wychen at a cost to the city of $10,750 which shall be payable from the city council’s budget, Fund 100, Agency 010, Organization 1101, Object 5319.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the city to continue its participation in the joint property tax advisory committee for an 11th year. Also, it authorizes the payment of the city’s share of the consultant agreement with Jeff Van Wychen which was approved by the joint property tax advisory committee. The agreement is in force and effect from December 7, 1998, through December 31, 2008. Ramsey County is serving as the fiscal agent for the agreement. The total agreement with Jeff Van Wychen for 2008 is $96,000, including the city’s participation costs of $10,750 - a reduction of $750 over 2007.