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File #: RES PH 15-325    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 12/2/2015
Title: Accepting materials, installation, and a three year network operation subscription for two electric vehicle charging stations in an amount up to $22,420, one station in the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary and one in Upper Landing Park, and to thank the Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition and the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Clean Cities/National Parks Partnership for their generous gift of the charging stations, and to establish a finance and spending plan for the electric vehicle charging stations.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert, Bill Finney
Ward: Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary, Electric Charging Stations, Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Clean Cities/Ntl Pks Partnership, Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition, Upper Landing Park
Attachments: 1. Electric Vehicle Charging Station F&S Sheet
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Accepting materials, installation, and a three year network operation subscription for two electric vehicle charging stations in an amount up to $22,420, one station in the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary and one in Upper Landing Park, and to thank the Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition and the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Clean Cities/National Parks Partnership for their generous gift of the charging stations, and to establish a finance and spending plan for the electric vehicle charging stations.

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WHEREAS, the National Park Service is implementing an Alternative Transportation Plan to encourage multi modal access to the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area (MNRRA) National Park; and

WHEREAS, the Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition, coordinated by the American Lung Association in Minnesota, together with the Mississippi National River and Recreation Area Clean Cities/National Parks Partnership, has secured grant funds available to encourage the use of cleaner alternative fuel, electric vehicles; and

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul is committed to opportunities to make St. Paul one of the most livable cities in the United States; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation supports and promotes the use of alternative fuel vehicles and wishes to add publicly available electric vehicle charging stations at the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary and at Upper Landing Park; and

WHEREAS, the Twin Cities Clean Cities Coalition will provide up to $22,420 in grant funds to purchase, install and provide the first 3 years of network connection for two (2) electric vehicle charging stations; one at the Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary and one at Upper Landing Park; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council accepts the funds for these electric vehicle charging stations in Bruce Vento Nature Sanctuary and Upper Landing Park; and, be it

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council thanks the Twi...

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