Resolution Number 21-19
RESOLUTION NUMBER 21-19
AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION OF A FIRE DEPARTMENT SERVICE PLANNING GRANT WITH THE STATE OF MINNESOTA
WHEREAS, the City of Mountain Iron and the City of Virginia authorized and requested a “Planning Study” to be partially funded through the State of Minnesota; and
WHEREAS, the Cities received the results of the feasibility study regarding shared services prepared by McGrath Consulting, Inc at a Public Meeting between the municipalities held on November 26, 2018; and
WHEREAS, the Cities jointly created and formally recognized a committee to move forward with the recommendations of the shared services study; and
WHEREAS, on December 16, 2019 the results of the Shared Services Committee have been shared and supported with the Mountain Iron City Council; and
WHEREAS, on December 16, 2019 the City of Mountain Iron has decided to move forward with results of the Committee to implement their findings; and
WHEREAS, the State of Minnesota has offered Fire Department Service Planning Grants for fiscal year 2020/2021, and application for the Fire Department Service Planning Grant is due no later than December, 31, 2019; and
WHEREAS, the Committee has identified $75,000 of expenses as part of implementing shared services and the respective communities recognize 15% match is required.
NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MOUNTAIN IRON, MINNESOTA, that the City of Mountain Iron authorizes the application for a Service Planning Grant to assist with the implementation of shared services study.
DULY ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL THIS 16nd DAY OF DECEMBER, 2019.
Mayor Gary Skalko