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File #: 19-0466R    Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/21/2019 In control: Personnel
On agenda: 7/8/2019 Final action: 7/8/2019
Title: RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A FIFTY-PERCENT REIMBURSEMENT SAFETY GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CONSULTATION UNIT FOR THE UTILITY OPERATIONS DIVISION.
Attachments: 1. Exhibit A

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RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING PROPER CITY OFFICIALS TO ACCEPT A FIFTY-PERCENT REIMBURSEMENT SAFETY GRANT IN THE AMOUNT OF $10,000 FROM THE STATE OF MINNESOTA DEPARTMENT OF LABOR AND INDUSTRY OCCUPATIONAL SAFETY AND HEALTH CONSULTATION UNIT FOR THE UTILITY OPERATIONS DIVISION.

 

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CITY PROPOSAL:

RESOLVED, that the proper city officials are hereby authorized to accept a fifty-percent reimbursement safety grant, substantially in the form of that attached hereto as Exhibit A, from the state of Minnesota department of labor and industry occupational safety and health consultation unit. $3,500 of funds to be deposited in Fund No. 510-500-1900-4805 (water fund - reimbursements); $2,500 of funds to be deposited in Fund No. 520-500-1900-4805 (gas fund - other reimbursements); $2,500 of funds to be deposited in Fund No. 530-500-1900-4805 (sewer fund - reimbursements); $1,500 of funds to be deposited in Fund No. 535-500-1900-4805 (stormwater fund - reimbursements).

 

Statement of Purpose

STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: This resolution authorizes the proper city officials to accept a reimbursement grant from the Minnesota department of labor and industry occupational safety and health consultation unit for the city of Duluth utility operations division of the public works and utilities department. The city will spend approximately $22,300 on two new aluminum trench boxes, and MNOSHA will reimburse the city at a fifty-percent rate, with a maximum grant amount of $10,000. The trench boxes will be used by utility operations staff to secure trench walls in order to avoid trench cave-ins while staff are repairing or replacing underground utility infrastructure.