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File #: RES 19-538    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/3/2019
Title: Dissolving the Joint Powers Agreement with Ramsey County, Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District, and Independent School District 625 - Saint Paul Public Schools, approved by the Council via RES 18-643 on May 2, 2018.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. RES 18-643_JPA, 2. 20180502_COUNCIL AGENDA, 3. 20180502_COUNCIL MINUTES
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Dissolving the Joint Powers Agreement with Ramsey County, Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District, and Independent School District 625 - Saint Paul Public Schools, approved by the Council via RES 18-643 on May 2, 2018.

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, the County of Ramsey, Northeast Metro 916 Intermediate School District, and Independent School District 625 - Saint Paul Public Schools (herein collectively referred to as the “Parties”) are committed to working together to identify ways in which the Parties can work better together in serving youth and families in the community, and;

WHEREAS, the Parties have identified that a critical area of focus is how best to improve youth connections to school, to their peers, to positive role models, and to a sense of belonging in their community, especially for those youth who may be at risk of coming into contact with the justice system, and;

WHEREAS, after engaging in a multi-year pre-planning process, a Joint Powers Agreement, which called the project the Community Innovation Project, was developed and adopted by the Parties in 2018 with the goal of improving coordination of services and resources, and;

WHEREAS, with this Joint Powers Agreement, the Parties’ goal was to transform the way public systems work together to improve opportunities and outcomes of families and children in the community today, and in the future, and;

WHEREAS, following the adoption of the Joint Powers Agreement, during pre-implementation planning the Parties received feedback from the community, including partners with strong, long-standing relationships with the Parties, expressing concern over the use of data as outlined in the Joint Powers Agreement, and;

WHEREAS, in response to the concerns raised around the use of data, the Parties seek to redevelop the vision for how they work together to serve youth and families, and engage in a series of community conversations to develop shared goals with the community,...

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