DISCLAIMER

PUBLIC WORKS AND UTILITIES COMMITTEE


08-0442R


RESOLUTION APPROVING AGREEMENT WITH NRRI FOR STORMWATER MONITORING IN THE LAKESIDE DRAINAGE BASIN IN THE AMOUNT OF $121,482.

CITY PROPOSAL:

     RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to enter into an agreement, substantially in the form of that on file in the office of the city clerk as Public Document No. ____________ with University of Minnesota Natural Resources Research Institute for services related to stormwater collection and analysis in the amount of not to exceed $121,482, payable from the Stormwater Special Projects Fund 535, Agency 500, Organization 1915, Object 5439.


PW&U/ATTY


STATEMENT OF PURPOSE:  The purpose of this resolution is to approve an agreement with NRRI for a three year agreement to monitor stormwater runoff issues in two streams in the Lakeside neighborhood and to assist in monitoring the affects of various stormwater runoff reduction technologies such as rain barrels, cisterns and water gardens. Duluth will be reimbursed for these expenses, totaling $121,482, through Grant 319-07 (File #20569 in city auditor office).