DISCLAIMER

 

08-0173R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING APPLICATION FOR AND, IF APPROVED, THE ACCEPTANCE OF GRANT FROM MNDNR FOR REHABILITATING CHESTER PARK SKI TRAIL BRIDGE IN THE AMOUNT OF $6,825.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to apply for and, if approved, accept a grant from the state of Minnesota, department of natural resources, in the amount of up to $6,825, to be deposited into Fund 100-500-1920-2550-4225, to rehabilitate a cross country ski trail bridge over Chester Creek, to supply local matching funds in the amount of not less than $3,675 from said fund and to execute all documents necessary thereto.

     FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Duluth city auditor is hereby designated as the fiscal agent for this project.


PARKS/ATTY REA:nmj 2/25/2008


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize the city to apply for and, if approved, accept a grant from the state DNR to rehabilitate a cross country ski trail bridge over Chester Creek.


The bridge in question presently does not have side rails, and, in addition, the bridge deck is in need of replacement. This grant, if received, would cover 65 percent of the total anticipated cost of $10,000 for the needed rehabilitation.