COMMITTEE OF THE WHOLE
WHEREAS, the state of Minnesota, pollution control agency, administers financial assistance for public efforts to conserve energy and reduce emissions, and
WHEREAS, the city of Duluth desires financial assistance under the Minnesota pollution control agency grant program.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, as follows:
(a) That the Duluth City Council approves of and supports the city administration in filing an application to Minnesota pollution control agency for financial assistance in the amount of $10,000 to develop a model of energy use in the city, develop a strategy to conserve energy, and share that strategy;
(b) That the proper city officers are hereby authorized and directed to execute and file an application with the Minnesota pollution control agency and to provide all information and documentation as required to become eligible for possible funding assistance;
(c) That the city of Duluth does agree to obligate the funds required to satisfactorily complete the proposed project and become eligible for reimbursement under the terms and conditions of the Minnesota pollution control agency grant program; matching funds to come from the city’s Energy Management Fund 257.
ENERGY MANAGEMENT DIV
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes and supports the city’s application to Minnesota’s pollution control agency for matching funds to be used to develop a model of energy use in the city and develop a strategy to conserve energy, and to share that strategy.