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File #: RES 17-133    Version: 1 Name: Approving various expenditures for outreach activities
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Library Board
Final action: 2/1/2017
Title: Approving various expenditures for outreach activities.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Attachments: 1. 2017 outreach resolution fiscal analysis

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Approving various expenditures for outreach activities.

 

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WHEREAS,  the SPPLA is committed to participating in outreach activities which expand the use of libraries by all citizens of Saint Paul; and

 

WHEREAS, extensive experience with such outreach has demonstrated the need for different types of incentives to increase participation including childcare, refreshments and tangible takeaways such as books and other items; and

 

WHEREAS, the Agency recognizes the values of providing incentives for community generated programming; and

 

WHEREAS, the Agency wishes to provide nutritious snacks during use of the homework centers, scheduled teen group meetings, library programs community forums and planning meetings; and

 

WHEREAS, the Agency also may purchase small items such as pencils, balloons or other souvenir items of limited value that support its marketing strategy in non-traditional communities; and

 

WHEREAS, the expenditure of money serves a public purpose in increasing library use especially among communities where use of the library is a new activity; now therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul Library Agency is hereby authorized to expend an amount not to exceed $15,000.00 for the purpose of providing refreshments, marketing paraphernalia and other incentives for up to 350 specific events during 2017.

 

 

 

 

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