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File #: RES 15-437    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/4/2015
Title: Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program for the Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota Media Arts Center.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Title
Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program for the Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota Media Arts Center.
Body
WHEREAS, on February 11, 2015, the Neighborhood STAR Board reviewed a proposal for
STAR grant financing through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program to assist
Independent Filmmaker Project Minnesota with costs associated with the creation of a new
media arts center in Vandalia Tower; and
WHEREAS, the new media arts center will service independent filmmakers, photographers, media
artists and the general public; and
WHEREAS, the Neighborhood STAR Board rated this project a 5.0 on a scale from 1 (low)
to 5 (high); and
WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Mayor and the Saint Paul City Council to participate in the financing of these activities by providing up to $10,000 in grant financing through the Ward  4 Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program; and
 
WHEREAS, due to this project being of substantial community significance, allowable expenditures occurring after October 1, 2014, will be eligible for reimbursement; and
RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Mayor, the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby authorizes and directs the appropriate City officials to execute the necessary grant documents to implement this Resolution, subject to approval by the City Attorney; and be it
 
FINALLY RESOLVED, staff of the Department of Planning and Economic Development are further authorized and directed to proceed with all other actions necessary to execute this Resolution.
 
 
 
 
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