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File #: RES 19-1250    Version: 1 Name: Fire Department Solicitation of Funds
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/7/2019
Title: Authorizing the Fire Department to solicit funds to pay for a bronze bust of William and Alfred Godette to be displayed in the lobby of Fire Department Headquarters.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen

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Authorizing the Fire Department to solicit funds to pay for a bronze bust of William and Alfred Godette to be displayed in the lobby of Fire Department Headquarters.

 

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WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Fire Department would like to solicit funds to pay for a bronze bust of the William and Alfred Godette to be displayed in the lobby at the Fire Department Headquarters; and

 

WHEREAS, William Godette was the first black Lieutenant and Captain in the fire department and Alfred Godette was a pipeman who died in the line of duty; and

 

WHEREAS, the Fire Department administration building is named the "William and Alfred Godette Memorial Building"; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul City Council finds that this is an appropriate project for the solicitation of and use of donated funds; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Administrative Code 41.04 permits solicitation of donation of over $500 or less by the Mayor or designee or City Council or designee; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council authorizes Gerone Hamilton to solicit funds for this purpose; and be it

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the name will be filed with the Saint Paul City Clerk and quarterly reports of all solicitations will be submitted to the City Clerk, Mayor, and each council person

 

 

 

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