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File #: RES 12-1999    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/7/2012
Title: Approving an amendment to the agreement dated March 7, 2012 between the City of Saint Paul Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) and the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR).
Sponsors: Kathy Lantry
Attachments: 1. Nonsmokers Amendment dated March 7th 2012.pdf, 2. 2012 Non-smokers MN financial analysis2.pdf, 3. Administrative Code Section 41.03.pdf
Title
Approving an amendment to the agreement dated March 7, 2012 between the City of Saint Paul Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) and the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR).

Body
WHEREAS, The City of Saint Paul Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) and the Association for Nonsmokers-MN (ANSR) agree, effective as of September 1, 2012, to amend the agreement dated March 7, 2012; and

WHEREAS, the parties entered into an Agreement for provision of services related to implementation of the City's revised sign ordinance and community education regarding tobacco marketing practices; and

WHEREAS, the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR) has for years assisted the City of Saint Paul's Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) financially in their efforts to limit youth access to tobacco products; and

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has used this funding successfully in the past to reduce the frequency of point-of-sale advertising and other tobacco marketing practices aimed towards children; and

WHEREAS, DSI and ANSR have also, and will continue to work together to educate the community on the promotional and marketing practices used by the tobacco industry designed to target youth; and

WHEREAS, DSI will provide technical assistance to ANSR in the interpretation of relevant Saint Paul Legislative Codes of Ordinances; and

WHEREAS, DSI will also assist ANSR with: analysis of data on point-of-sale approaches, ordinance review and enforcement, providing information to ANSR regarding the sale of "loosies", cigarettes, imitation tobacco products, novelty lighters, paraphernalia and outside signage; and

WHEREAS, there is a continued and expanded need for consulting services; and

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED , that the Saint Paul City Council approves the attached amended agreement between the City of Saint Paul Department of Safety and Inspections (DSI) and the Association for Nonsmokers-Minnesota (ANSR); and

BE IT ALSO RESOL...

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