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File #: 23-042-O    Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/3/2023 In control: Recreation, Libraries and Authorities
On agenda: 11/13/2023 Final action: 11/20/2023
Title: ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT FEDERAL AND STATE OF MINNESOTA GRANTS FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE DULUTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND SKY HARBOR AIRPORT AND TO EXECUTE GRANT DOCUMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY FOR YEAR 2024.
Title
ORDINANCE AUTHORIZING THE DULUTH AIRPORT AUTHORITY TO ACCEPT FEDERAL AND STATE OF MINNESOTA GRANTS FOR IMPROVEMENTS TO THE DULUTH INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT AND SKY HARBOR AIRPORT AND TO EXECUTE GRANT DOCUMENTS ON BEHALF OF THE CITY FOR YEAR 2024.

Body
CITY PROPOSAL:
The city of Duluth does ordain:
Section 1. That the Duluth airport authority is authorized to accept federal and state of Minnesota grants on behalf of the city for improvements to Duluth International Airport and Sky Harbor Airport as that term is described in the Duluth Airport Authority Act of 1969 (Laws of Minnesota, 1969, Chapter 577), subject to the airport authority committing to secure any required match.
Section 2. That pursuant to the authority of Section 32 of the City Charter, the proper Duluth airport authority officials are hereby authorized to execute those grants described in Section 1 above.
Section 3. That the Duluth airport authority is retroactively authorized to accept on behalf of the city, any and all federal aviation administration ("FAA") and state of Minnesota grants for work related to the Duluth International Airport and Sky Harbor Airport and to execute all documents required related thereto, for the calendar year 2024, the proceeds of said grants payable into fund 590, Duluth airport authority.
Section 4. That this ordinance shall take effect and be in force 30 days from and after its passage and publication.

Statement of Purpose
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE: The state and federal government often provide grants for the Duluth International and Sky Harbor Airports in the name of the city. The monies are deposited into the airport fund and the airport authority administers the grants. The FAA requires approval and execution of these grant agreements within days. This ordinance authorizes the airport authority to accept these grants on behalf of the city and to execute the grant agreements subject to the airport authority committing to secure any required match...

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