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File #: RES PH 19-366    Version: 1 Name: Parks Multiple Grant Budget Amendment 10.22.19
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 11/6/2019
Title: Authorizing an increase in the Parks and Recreation Grant Fund Budget in the amount of $1,795,500 to reflect various grant funding awarded in 2019 from the State of Minnesota DEED, Minnesota State Arts Board, Como Friends, Metropolitan Council, and State of Minnesota DNR.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Grant Fund Multiple Budget Amendment 10.21.pdf
Title
Authorizing an increase in the Parks and Recreation Grant Fund Budget in the amount of $1,795,500 to reflect various grant funding awarded in 2019 from the State of Minnesota DEED, Minnesota State Arts Board, Como Friends, Metropolitan Council, and State of Minnesota DNR.

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WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation has been awarded an increased grant funding in the amount of $300,000 from the State of Minnesota, Department of Employment and Economic Development, to continue funding for Right Track operations during the State’s 2020 Fiscal Year; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation has been awarded an additional $507,000 from Metropolitan Council for Great River Passage in State Fiscal Years 2019-2023; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation has been awarded an additional $200,000 in Legacy Funding from the Metropolitan Council for operations of the Como Shuttle Program in State Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021; and

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation has been awarded $17,000 from the Minnesota State Arts Board for McDonough Recreation Center; and

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation has received $391,500 from Como Friends for heating upgrades at the Como Zoo Main Building; and

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation has been awarded $380,000 from State of Minnesota, Department of Natural Resources for the Como Zoo Grant in State Fiscal Years 2020 and 2021; and

WHEREAS, none of the additional grant funding listed above requires any matching funds; and

WHEREAS, Parks and Recreation wishes to amend these Grant Fund budgets with spending plans for the additional funding; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.01 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriation, funds of $1,795,500 in excess of those estimated in the current Grant Budget; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul authorizes these amendments for the Life-to-date Grant Budget.


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