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File #: RES 19-1356    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/14/2019
Title: Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood Star Year-Round Program for the Progressive Center For Educational And Economic Development.
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince

Title

Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood Star Year-Round Program for the Progressive Center For Educational And Economic Development.                              

 

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WHEREAS, on May 22, 2019, the Neighborhood STAR Board reviewed a Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program funding request from Progressive Baptist Church/Progressive Center for Educational and Economic Development for the construction of a new youth complex and community center; and

 

WHEREAS, this project will positively impact the city’s east side with the addition of classrooms, a gymnasium, lavatories and an indoor walking track; and

 

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood STAR Board rated this project a 2.17 on a scale from 1 (low) to 5 (high); 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 $60,000 in grant financing through the Ward 7 and City-Wide Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program; now 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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