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File #: RES 19-1322    Version: 1 Name: Clayland Park Handball Court Donation
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/14/2019
Title: Accepting the gift of design and construction of two handball courts in Clayland Park, valued at approximately $53,200, from the Hamline-Midway Coalition, on behalf of the Hamline-Midway Youth Handball Development Committee.
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Clayland Park, Donation

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Accepting the gift of design and construction of two handball courts in Clayland Park, valued at approximately $53,200, from the Hamline-Midway Coalition, on behalf of the Hamline-Midway Youth Handball Development Committee.

 

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WHEREAS, the Hamline-Midway Youth Handball Development Committee approached the City with a plan for developing handball courts in St. Paul; and

 

WHEREAS, the City has space at Clayland Park, 901 Fairview Avenue North, where such courts could be located; and

 

WHEREAS, the Hamline-Midway Youth Handball Development Committee engaged the Hamline Midway Coalition, a 501(c)(3) corporation, to fundraise for all costs of the project, except for the land; and

 

WHEREAS, private funds were raised to pay for the design and construction of the handball courts; and

 

WHEREAS, the gift is the design and construction of the handball courts, valued at $53,200; and

 

WHEREAS, the Hamline-Midway Youth Handball Development Committee requested quotes from contractors, selected a contractor, and a contractor installed the handball courts in 2019 according to the specifications of the Department of Parks and Recreation; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation wishes to accept the donation of the two handball courts and their installation in Clayland Park; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City of Saint Paul Council accepts the donation of the two handball courts and their installation in Clayland Park and thanks the Hamline-Midway Coalition, on behalf of the Hamline-Midway Youth Handball Development Committee, for their generous gift.

 

 

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