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File #: RES 19-289    Version: 1 Name: MART Travel Expenses
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/20/2019
Title: Authorizing the Fire Department to pay for all travel expenses for the Minnesota State Patrol employees Craig Benz and James Englin to attend the 2019 Heli-Expo and APSA Rescue Summit being held in Atlanta, GA on March 4-6, 2019.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. RES 19-289.pdf, 2. RES PH 18-320.pdf

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Authorizing the Fire Department to pay for all travel expenses for the Minnesota State Patrol employees Craig Benz and James Englin to attend the 2019 Heli-Expo and APSA Rescue Summit being held in Atlanta, GA on March 4-6, 2019.

 

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WHEREAS, the Fire Department received $250,000 from the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education to purchase equipment and provide training for the Minnesota Aviation Rescue Tea (MART) and the council resolution PH 18-279 was approved on September 19, 2018; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the 2019 Heli-Expo and APSA Rescue Summit will be held in Atlanta, GA on March 4-6, 2019 and three Saint Paul Fire Department employees will be attending along with the Minnesota State Patrol employees Craig Benz, and James Englin, with the estimated travel expenses not to exceed $4,000; and

 

WHEREAS  Craig Benz and James Englin  are members of the MART team and the training money is available  to be used for their expenses of attending the Summit; and

 

 

WHEREAS, the City Council finds that supporting and strengthening the working relationship between the Saint Paul Fire Department MART team members and the Minnesota State Patrol while attending the conference to learn about the latest in helicopter rescue operations is a valid public purpose; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council authorizes the travel expenses for the Minnesota State Patrol employees Craig Benz and James Englin to attend this training and be paid from the money available through the Minnesota Board of Firefighter Training and Education.

 

 

 

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