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File #: RES PH 18-160    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/25/2018
Title: Amending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $1,432,512 to reflect funds from the Metropolitan Council’s Regional Solicitation Process, Transportation Advisory Board, for rehabilitation of Indian Mounds Regional Park Trail; and authorizing execution of a grant agreement, which may include an indemnification clause.
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Attachments: 1. Indian Mounds Reg Park Trail TAB Grant Approval Letter, 2. Indian Mounds TAB Funds FS Sheet

Title

Amending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $1,432,512 to reflect funds from the Metropolitan Council’s Regional Solicitation Process, Transportation Advisory Board, for rehabilitation of Indian Mounds Regional Park Trail; and authorizing execution of a grant agreement, which may include an indemnification clause.

 

Body

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, with CF #14-1921, applied for Metropolitan Council, Transportation Advisory Board (TAB) grant funds for rehabilitation of Indian Mounds Regional Park Trail; and

 

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Department of Parks and Recreation, has been granted $1,432,512 for the project; and

 

WHEREAS, the funding will be utilized in addition to the existing $1,111,600 funds which satisfies the minimum 20% required local match for funding; and

 

WHEREAS, the City will be required to sign a grant agreement to accept and implement said funds, which miay include an indemnification clause; and

 

WHEREAS, the expenditure of funds in the form of a promise to indemnify the Metropolitan Council has a public purpose in providing trail rehabilitation, which adds to the recreational opportunities for Saint Paul; and

 

WHEREAS, it is the desire of Parks and Recreation to amend the financing and spending budget for the project in the amount of $1,432,512; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriation, funds of $1,432,512 in excess of those estimated in the 2017 Capital Improvement Budget; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of Saint Paul, upon recommendation of the Mayor and the advice of the Long Range Capital Improvement Budget Committee, that $1,432,512 is available for appropriation in the 2017 Capital Improvement Budget, and said 2017 budget, as therefore adopted by the Council, is hereby further amended; and be it

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the appropriate city officials are hereby authorized to enter into a required grant agreement, which may include an indemnification clause, as necessary to accept this grant on behalf of the City.

 

Financial Analysis

 

See Attachment

 

CIB Recommendation

The Saint Paul Long-Range Capital Improvement Budget Committee received this request on July 9, 2018 and recommended approval.

 

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