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File #: RES 17-1710    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/25/2017
Title: Authorizing submission of a proposal to Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert

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Authorizing submission of a proposal to Bloomberg Philanthropies' Mayors Challenge.

 

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WHEREAS, Bloomberg Philanthropies created the Mayors Challenge to recognize creative problem solving happening in City Halls across the country; and

 

WHEREAS, Bloomberg Philanthropies is offering one $5 million prize and four $1 million prizes to cities seeking to solve major challenges; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor selected the proposed application from the Department of Planning and Economic Development to increase the representation of underrepresented populations in the technology sector; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council hereby authorizes submission of the "Tech Inclusion Ecosystem" idea to the Mayors Challenge in advance of the October 20, 2017 deadline.

 

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