Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: RES 19-327    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the City of Saint Paul to re-grant $90,000 to support GRP Conservancy
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/6/2019
Title: Authorizing the City of Saint Paul to re-grant $90,000 in funds received from the Saint Paul Foundation and F.R. Bigelow Foundation to Great River Passage Conservancy fiscal agent PROPEL to support the mission of the GRP Conservancy.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen

Title

Authorizing the City of Saint Paul to re-grant $90,000 in funds received from the Saint Paul Foundation and F.R. Bigelow Foundation to Great River Passage Conservancy fiscal agent PROPEL to support the mission of the GRP Conservancy.

 

Body

WHEREAS, the Great River Passage is both the 17 miles of the Mississippi River that flows through and defines St. Paul and a City led Initiative to enhance, better connect to and steward the Mississippi RIver, one of the three great rivers of the world, and its surrounding natural and built environments; and

 

WHEREAS, the GRP Conservancy is an independent 501c3 non-profit  whose mission is to work with partners to further connect the Saint Paul community and region to its valued civic amenity, the Mississippi River; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Great River Passage Initiative applied for and received $90,000 seed monies from the Saint Paul Foundation and F.R. Bigelow Foundation to be used to create the Conservancy but because it could not be used for that purpose, the Foundations agreed that the City should hold the money and transfer it to the GRP Conservancy once it was established; and

 

WHEREAS, the Great River Passage Conservancy Founding Board has legally established the Great River Passage Conservancy January 2019 and contracted with PROPEL for Nonprofits as a fiscal agent, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City of Saint Paul is hereby authorized to re-grant $90,000 in funds received from the Saint Paul Foundation and F.R. Bigelow Foundation to the Great River Passage Conservancy fiscal agent PROPEL to support the mission of the GRP Conservancy.

 

 

 

 

 

Date NameDistrictOpinionCommentAction
No records to display.