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File #: RES PH 19-304    Version: 1 Name: Amending the 2019 Financing and Spending Plans in the Library Agency for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Strengthening Library Go Partnership grant with SPPS
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: Library Board
Final action: 9/4/2019
Title: Amending the 2019 Financing and Spending Plans in the Library Agency for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Strengthening Library Go Partnership grant with SPPS.
Sponsors: Jane L. Prince
Attachments: 1. LSTA Library Go Resolution Fiscal Analysis RES ph 19-304

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Amending the 2019 Financing and Spending Plans in the Library Agency for the Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) Strengthening Library Go Partnership grant with SPPS

 

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WHEREAS, Independent School District No. 625 (SPPS) received a Library Services and Technology Act (LSTA) grant administered by the Minnesota Department of Education (MDE) in the amount of $95,427.57; and

 

WHEREAS, the intent of the grant is to support the continuance and growth of Saint Paul Public Library Agency (SPPL) and SPPS partnerships, including Library Go, the data-sharing partnership that automatically creates virtual SPPL library cards for all SPPS students when they register for school; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant will provide funding for SPPL staff time up to $5,446 required to prepare, plan, and present training events for SPPS staff and build a curriculum for, schedule, and staff second-grade class visits to SPPL Libraries; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant will provide funding up to $26,100 for SPPL to create and/or translate marketing materials for students, educators, and families on Library Go, Read Brave, and Summer Spark and training videos for educators and students; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor pursuant to Section 10.7.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriations funds of $31,546 in excess of those estimated in the 2019 budget and recommends the changes to the 2019 budget described in the attached fiscal analysis; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Library Board approves the changes to the 2019 Saint Paul Public Library Agency Budget.

 

Financial Analysis

See Attachment.

 

 

 

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