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File #: RES PH 18-214    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/1/2018
Title: Accepting a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to support the Saint Paul VISTA Program.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. 2018 VISTA Financial Analysis

Title
Accepting a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service to support the Saint Paul VISTA Program.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has received a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service providing up to 12 AmeriCorps VISTA members to the Saint Paul VISTA Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the Corporation for National and Community Service supplements efforts of local sponsoring organizations to work on clearly defined tasks which address issues of poverty; and

 

WHEREAS, the primary objective of the Saint Paul VISTA Program is to ensure all children from birth to age three and their families and caregivers have access to high-quality education and wellness programs in order to ensure that all children are prepared for kindergarten and to use a three-dimensional engagement approach to ensure that programs are informed by and meeting the needs of the community; and

 

WHEREAS, the Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded a grant of $172,000 to the City of Saint Paul for the 2018-2019 program year; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Saint Paul accepts this grant and authorizes the City of Saint Paul to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Corporation for National and Community Service.

 

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