DISCLAIMER

 

08-0194R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING A CONTRACT WITH LAKE SUPERIOR AREA FAMILY SERVICES FOR THE OPERATION OF AN OUTREACH GAMBLING PROGRAM DURING YEAR 2008 IN AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $100,000.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     RESOLVED, that the city is hereby authorized to execute an agreement substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. __________, with Lake Superior Area Family Services, doing business as Gamblers Intervention Services, for the operation of an outreach gambling program during year 2008, in an amount not to exceed $100,000, which shall be payable from Community Investment Trust Fund 256.


CAO/ATTY BFB:nmj 3/6/2008


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to authorize an agreement with Lake Superior Area Family Services, doing business as Gamblers Intervention Services (GIS), to provide an outreach gambling program for compulsive gamblers during year 2008.


This organization has operated this program with city funding since 1995. The new contract proposed for 2008 is the same as the contract for 2007, which strengthened the scope of services and improved financial accountability.


Approval of this contract will require GIS to justify their costs of services in order to be approved.

 

This resolution requires seven votes for passage.