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File #: RES PH 12-240    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/15/2012
Title: Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to accept a grant from Recreation Equipment Inc. (REI) in the amount of $15,000 and authorizing the amending of the 2012 Budget in accordance with this donation to support volunteer programming in the area of Natural Resources.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. RES PH 12-240 REI Donation.pdf
Title
Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to accept a grant from Recreation Equipment Inc. (REI) in the amount of $15,000 and authorizing the amending of the 2012 Budget in accordance with this donation to support volunteer programming in the area of Natural Resources.
Body
WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Parks Conservancy (Conservancy) is a Minnesota non-profit, 501(c)(3), organization whose mission is to enhance and expand parks and recreational opportunities throughout Saint Paul; and
WHEREAS, since 1976, Recreation Equipment Inc. (REI), has contributed nearly $29 million to nonprofit organizations in support of efforts to make outdoor activities welcoming and accessible to all people and promote stewardship of the outdoors; and
WHEREAS, through an existing, local partnership with REI, the Conservancy and the Department of Parks and Recreation were extended an opportunity to submit a grant proposal; and
WHEREAS, REI has committed $15,000 to the Conservancy to support volunteer programming within the Natural Resources section of Parks and Recreation; and
WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation is seeking approval to accept this grant and also wishes to increase the financing and spending authority in its Grant and Aid fund to accurately reflect this additional revenue and spending; and
WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriation funds of $15,000 in excess of those estimated in the 2012 Grants and Aid Budget; now, therefore, be it
RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of Saint Paul, allow Parks and Recreation to accept a grant from REI Equipment Inc. and upon recommendation of the Mayor, that $15,000 is available for appropriation in the 2012 Grant and Aid Budget, and said budget, as heretofore adopted by the Council is hereby further amended as indicated in the attached fiscal analysis form.
 
Financial Analysis
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