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File #: RES PH 19-262    Version: 1
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.

 

Body

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 of those estimated in the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, by the Council of the City of Saint Paul, upon the recommendation of the Mayor, and the advice of the Long Range Capital Improvement Committee, that $5,108,578.84 is available for appropriation in the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget, and said budget, as heretofore adopted by Council, are hereby further amended as outlined in the attached Financial Analysis.

 

Financial Analysis

 

See Attachment

 

CIB Recommendation

The St. Paul Long-Range Capital Improvement Budget Committee received this request on August 12, 2019, and recommends approval.

 

 

 

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