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File #: RES 19-1556    Version: 1 Name: Approving the expenditure of program dollars on housing expenses for Emily Vang and Jaime Aguilar, 2nd year returning VISTA members of Saint Paul’s VISTA Program, in an amount not to exceed $7,200.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/11/2019
Title: Approving the expenditure of program dollars on housing expenses for Emily Vang and Jaime Aguilar, 2nd year returning VISTA members of Saint Paul’s VISTA Program, in an amount not to exceed $7,200.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen

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Approving the expenditure of program dollars on housing expenses for Emily Vang and Jaime Aguilar, 2nd year returning VISTA members of Saint Paul’s VISTA Program, in an amount not to exceed $7,200.

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WHEREAS, the VISTA members are returning for a second year of service of the AmeriCorps VISTA program; and

WHEREAS, in keeping with the requirements and philosophy of the national AmeriCorps VISTA program, is paid poverty-level wages of $12,826 ($15,228 for VISTA Leader) annually; and

WHEREAS, Corporation for National and Community Service to provide up to 15 AmeriCorps VISTA members to the Saint Paul VISTA Program for the 2019-2020 program year; and

WHEREAS, organizations hosting VISTA members are allowed to pay a portion of a VISTA member’s housing expenses; and

WHEREAS, the expenses must be paid directly to the landlord and not to the VISTA member; and

WHEREAS, VISTA members may accept offers of free or low-cost housing from community members, education institutions, or sponsoring organizations; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of Saint Paul, that Saint Paul VISTA Program staff are authorized to use program dollars on housing expenses for Emily Vang and Jaime Aguilar, in an amount not to exceed $7,200.

 

 

 

 

 

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