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File #: RES PH 15-342    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/2/2015
Title: Authorizing an increase in the Parks and Recreation Grant Fund Budgets in the amount of $1,105,000 to reflect the updated awards for recurring grants received from the Wallace Foundation, the Pohlad Foundation, State of Minnesota DEED, and State of Minnesota DNR.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. Grant Fund Multiple Budget Amendment 11.6.pdf

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Authorizing an increase in the Parks and Recreation Grant Fund Budgets in the amount of $1,105,000 to reflect the updated awards for recurring grants received from the Wallace Foundation, the Pohlad Foundation, State of Minnesota DEED, and State of Minnesota DNR. 

 

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WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation has been awarded an additional $150,000 in grant funding from the Wallace Foundation for 2015; and

 

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation has developed spending plans to best utilize this additional funding to further support the Sprockets Out of School Time Network; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation has been awarded additional grant funding in the amount of $35,000 from the Pohlad Foundation, to support the City’s Right Track Youth Job Program; and

 

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation has been awarded grant funding in the amount of $600,000 from the State of Minnesota, Department of Employment and Economic Development, to continue funding for Right Track operations during the State’s 2016 Fiscal Year; and

 

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation has been awarded recurring grant funding in the amount of $320,000 from the State of Minnesota, Department of Natural Resources, for State Fiscal Years 2016/17, to continue supporting operations at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory; and

 

WHEREAS, Each of these grants is recurring, with updated amounts reflecting the current award; and 

 

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation wishes to amend these Grant Fund budgets with spending plans for the additional funding; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.01 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriation, funds of $1,105,000 in excess of those estimated in the current Grant Budget; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul authorizes these amendments for the Life-to-date Grant Budget.

 

 

Financial Analysis

See Attachment

 

 

 

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