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File #: RES 19-1681    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/16/2019
Title: Accepting a gift of $4,000 from the Katherine B. Anderson Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation to help finance travel expenses of a Department of Parks and Recreation delegate to Changsa, China, to participate in design charettes with Chinese Artisans to determine future project phases for Phalen Regional Park.
Sponsors: Kassim Busuri
Ward: China Friendship Garden, Donation, Phalen Park

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Accepting a gift of $4,000 from the Katherine B. Anderson Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation to help finance travel expenses of a Department of Parks and Recreation delegate to Changsa, China, to participate in design charettes with Chinese Artisans to determine future project phases for Phalen Regional Park.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul, Department of Parks and Recreation, wishes to preserve and promote cultural heritage in Minnesota and has constructed the Xiang Jiang Pavilion, Hmong Heritage Wall, and West Entrance Arch in Phalen Regional Park; and

 

WHEREAS, the  Department of Parks and Recreation, wishes to send a delegate to Changsa, China, to participate in design charettes with Chinese artisans to determine future project phases for the St. Paul - Changsha China Friendship Garden in Phalen Regional Park; and

 

WHEREAS, the Katherine B. Anderson Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation has gifted $4,000 to the Department of Parks and Recreation to help cover travel expenses for said delegate to travel to Changsa, China; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation to accept the gift from the Katherine B. Anderson Fund of the Saint Paul Foundation and thanks the Foundation for their generous gift.

 

 

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