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File #: RES 15-1914    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/4/2015
Title: Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round program for a public drinking fountain near the walking path behind the Como Lakeside Pavilion.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen

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Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round program for a public drinking fountain near the walking path behind the Como Lakeside Pavilion.

 

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WHEREAS, on May 29, 2015, the Neighborhood STAR Board reviewed a proposal for STAR grant financing through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program to assist the Parks Conservancy in partnership with the Department of Parks and Recreation with costs associated with the purchase and installation of an exterior drinking fountain near the walking path behind the Como Lakeside Pavilion; and

 

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood STAR Board rated this project a 4.07 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 this activity by providing up to $4,500 in grant financing through the Ward 5 Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program; and

 

WHEREAS a waiver to the STAR Guideline in regards to the $1 for $1 matching funds requirement is being recommended; now, therefore be it

 

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 implement this Resolution.

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