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File #: RES PH 15-85    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/15/2015
Title: Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to accept a grant of $120,000 from the Saint Paul Foundation-Central Corridor Funders Collaborative-Grants Catalyst Fund to fund a two year, part-time, Green Line Parks and Privately Owned Public Space (POPS) Planner position, and to amend the finance and spending plan in the amount of $120,000 in the Department of Parks and Recreation to reflect the Saint Paul Foundation POPS grant.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Ward: Central Corridor, Green Line Parks and Privately Owned Public Space (POPS), Saint Paul Foundation
Attachments: 1. POPS Planner Position Accept and Amend F&S Sheet, 2. POPS Planner Position Grant SP Foundation Mar'15
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Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to accept a grant of $120,000 from the Saint Paul Foundation-Central Corridor Funders Collaborative-Grants Catalyst Fund to fund a two year, part-time, Green Line Parks and Privately Owned Public Space (POPS) Planner position, and to amend the finance and spending plan in the amount of $120,000 in the Department of Parks and Recreation to reflect the Saint Paul Foundation POPS grant.

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has adopted a strategy and vision for the development of the Central Corridor to buiild a place with stronger businesses, more vibrant neighborhoods, and more beautiful urban places; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Foundation wishes to award $120,000 to the City of Saint Paul to finance the part-time position of a Green Line Parks and Privately Owned Public Space (POPS) Planner; and

WHEREAS, the part-time POPS Planner would work with community partners, private sector investors, lenders and developers, city staff, elected officials, and other partners in planning development of stable, healthy, walkable, diverse neighborhoods near the Central Corridor; and

WHEREAS, this grant is made on behalf of the Central Corridor Funders Collaborative, comprised of thirteen funders working with others to develop stable, healthy, walkable, diverse neighborhoods near the central corridor; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriation funds of $120,000 in excess of those estimated in the 2015 Budget; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council hereby authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation to accept this grant in the amount of $120,000 to fund the POPS position; and be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of Saint Paul, upon recommendation of the Mayor, that $120,000 is available for appropriation in the 2015 Parks and Recreation Special Projects Bu...

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