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File #: RES PH 17-308    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/18/2017
Title: Authorizing an increase in the Parks and Recreation Grant Fund Budget in the amount of $1,713,000 to reflect various grant funding awarded in 2017 from the State of Minnesota DEED, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Metropolitan Council, and State of Minnesota DNR; and anticipated non-grant funding for Environmental Services and Arts & Gardening.
Sponsors: Russ Stark
Attachments: 1. Grant Fund Multiple Budget Amendment 10.6.17.pdf
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Authorizing an increase in the Parks and Recreation Grant Fund Budget in the amount of $1,713,000 to reflect various grant funding awarded in 2017 from the State of Minnesota DEED, Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), Metropolitan Council, and State of Minnesota DNR; and anticipated non-grant funding for Environmental Services and Arts & Gardening.

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WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation has been awarded grant funding in the amount of $400,000 from the State of Minnesota, Department of Employment and Economic Development, to continue funding for Right Track operations during the State’s 2018 Fiscal Year; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation has been awarded an additional $371,000 from CDBG for Right Track funding in 2017; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation has been awarded an additional $100,000 in Legacy Funding from the Metropolitan Council for operations of the Como Shuttle Program in State Fiscal Year 2018; 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 2018/19, to continue supporting operations at the Como Park Zoo and Conservatory; and

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation has been awarded recurring grant funding for the Metropolitan Council in the amount of $165,000 for State Fiscal Year 2017 and $167,000 for State Fiscal Year 2018, to continue supporting the operations of Great River Passage; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation also wishes to establish new budgets in the Grant Fund to receive projected contribution and donation revenues of $100,000 for Environmental Services and $90,000 for Arts & Gardening; and

WHEREAS, none of the additional grant funding listed above requires any matching funds; and

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

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuan...

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