DISCLAIMER

 

FINANCE COMMITTEE


08-0271R


RESOLUTION APPROVING LAWS OF MINNESOTA 2008, CHAPTER 154, ARTICLE 5, AS REQUIRED BY MSA SECTION 645.021, SUBD. 3 (REGARDING CITY’S FOOD AND BEVERAGE TAX).

CITY PROPOSAL:

     BE IT RESOLVED, that the city of Duluth, acting through its governing body, approves and accepts the act of the state government, a special law affecting Duluth, Laws of Minnesota 2008, Chapter 154, Article 5, Section 2, on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. __________________, as required by MSA Section 645.021, subd. 2.

     BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the clerk shall promptly file with the secretary of state the certification required by MSA Section 645.021, subd. 3.


FINANCE DEPT


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution provides the required approval to the state law that authorizes an increase of three-quarters of one percent for city food and beverage taxes to pay a portion for the debt service of city bonds for the new DECC arena and related improvements.