DISCLAIMER

RECREATION, LIBRARIES AND AUTHORITIES COMMITTEE


08-0375R


RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE CITY OF DULUTH TO ENTER INTO A SERVICE AGREEMENT WITH THE DULUTH POLICE EXPLORER POST 244 AND THE DULUTH ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT AUTHORITY FOR PARKING ON DEDA-OWNED AND CITY-OWNED LOTS DURING THE BAYFRONT BLUES FESTIVAL.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement for parking services with the Duluth Police Explorer Post 244 (Post 244) and the Duluth economic development authority (DEDA) for parking on DEDA-owned and city-owned lots west of slip two and adjacent to bayfront during the Bayfront Blues Festival, said agreement to be substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ____________, 75 percent of the net proceeds to be retained by Post 244; 25 percent of the net proceeds from Lot A to be paid to the city and deposited into Fund 237-015-4623; and 25 percent of the net proceeds from Lots C and D to be paid to DEDA.


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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  This resolution authorizes a contract with the Duluth Police Explorer Post 244 to provide parking services at the city-owned parking lot known as the Playfront Parking Lot, shown as Lot A on the exhibit, during the Bayfront Blues Festival. The Explorers will also provide parking services at the DEDA-owned parking lots located west of Slip 2, shown on the exhibit as Lots C and D. The Explorers will keep 75 percent of the net parking revenues. The city will be paid 25 percent of the net revenues for Lot A and DEDA will be paid 25 percent of the net revenues for Lots C and D. The Explorers have provided this service for a number of years without incident. DEDA-owned Lot B will be managed by the Blues Fest organizer and will be made available for free for VIP armed forces, police and fire, and production-related vehicles.