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File #: RES 19-374    Version: 1 Name: Approving Neighborhood STAR for Our Streets Our Stories
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/6/2019
Title: Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program for the Our Streets Our Stories Project.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker

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Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program for the Our Streets Our Stories Project.

                              

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WHEREAS, on February 13, 2019, the Neighborhood STAR Board reviewed a $25,000 Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program funding request from the West Side Community Organization (WCSO) for their Our Streets, Our Stories initiative; and

 

WHEREAS, this project will positively impact the city’s west side with the addition of banners, bike racks and public art in three main west side corridors; and

 

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood STAR Board rated this project a 4.2 on a scale from 1 (low) to 5 (high); and

 

WHEREAS, due to the proposal being of substantial community significance, a waiver to the Neighborhood STAR Guidelines requiring a $1 for $1 private match is being recommended; and

 

WHEREAS, a waiver to the Neighborhood STAR guideline requiring STAR-funded improvements be permanently affixed with a life of at least seven years is also being recommended; and,

 

WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Mayor and the Saint Paul City Council to participate in the financing of these activities by providing up to $25,000 in grant financing through the Ward 2 Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Mayor, the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby authorizes and directs the appropriate City officials to execute the necessary grant documents to implement this Resolution, subject to approval by the City Attorney; and be it

 

FINALLY RESOLVED, staff of the Department of Planning and Economic Development are further authorized and directed to proceed with all other actions necessary to implement this Resolution.

 

 

 

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