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File #: RES PH 19-262    Version: 1 Name: '20-'21 Legacy Grant Budget Amd Res
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 8/21/2019
Title: Amending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $5,108,578.84 to reflect Metropolitan Council Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment funds received for Parks projects.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Budget, Legacy Grant, Metropolitan Council
Attachments: 1. 20-21 Legacy Grant FS Set Up PH 19-262
Title
Amending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $5,108,578.84 to reflect Metropolitan Council Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment funds received for Parks projects.

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WHEREAS, the Clean Water, Land, and Legacy Amendment to Minnesota's Constitution dedicates three-eighths of one percent in state sales tax to clean water, habitat, arts and culture, and parks and trails of state or regional significance; and

WHEREAS, a portion of the Parks and Trails Fund is appropriated to the Regional Parks implementing agencies for the Metropolitan Regional Parks System; and

WHEREAS, the appropriation of Parks and Trails Legacy funds to Saint Paul Parks and Recreation is $2,525,112.83 in FY 2020 and $2,583,466.01 in FY 2021, for a total of $5,108,578.84:

Cherokee Heights Regional Park Ohio Street Lighting - $139,449
Cherokee Heights Regional Park Trail Connections - $315,000
Como Transportation Improvements - $1,019,017
Grand Round North Regional Trail Master Planning - $30,000
Harriet Island Play Area Design - $150,000
Hidden Falls-Crosby Farm Master Plan Implementation Ph I - $500,000
Indian Mounds Interpretive Plan Implementation-Signage - $500,000
Lilydale Regional Park Master Plan Implementation and Dog Park - $475,000
Point Douglas Regional Trail Master Planning - $150,000
Robert Piram Regional Trail Construction Ph I - $650,000
Trout Brook Nature Sanctuary Geranium Street Connection and Signage - $330,112.84; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation wishes to accept said grant funds and establish a financing and spending plan for said Metropolitan Council grants; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation will provide construction management and implementation services for the projects; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriation funds of $5,108,578.84 in excess ...

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