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File #: RES 19-843    Version: 2 Name: Approving the use of grant funds through Neighborhood STAR Year-Round program for Phalen Regional Park.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/5/2019
Title: Approving the use of grant funds through the Ward 6 Year-Round STAR program for security cameras at Phalen Regional Park.
Sponsors: Kassim Busuri

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Approving the use of grant funds through the Ward 6 Year-Round STAR program for security cameras at Phalen Regional Park.

 

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WHEREAS, on February 13, 2019, the Neighborhood STAR Board reviewed a proposal for STAR grant financing through the Ward 6 Year-Round Star Program to assist Saint Paul Parks and Recreation with installing two new security cameras near the new pavilion at the China Friendship Garden; and

 

WHEREAS, this project will positively impact the residents and visitors to Saint Paul and help protect a significant cultural site on the East Side; and

 

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

 

WHEREAS, a waiver to the Neighborhood STAR Guideline requiring improvements be capital in nature and permanently affixed, 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 $49,284 in grant funding through the Ward 6 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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