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File #: RES 20-51    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/8/2020
Title: Accepting the gift of travel expenses from Cities of Service for Kirstin Burch to attend the Cities of Service - Experience Matters Academy in Washington, D.C. on October 28-31, 2019.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen

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Accepting the gift of travel expenses from Cities of Service for Kirstin Burch to attend the Cities of Service - Experience Matters Academy in Washington, D.C. on October 28-31, 2019.

 

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WHEREAS, Cities of Service is a nonprofit organization that helps mayors build stronger cities by changing the way local government and citizens work together, and

 

WHEREAS, earlier this year the City of Saint Paul became a Cities of Service grantee as one of the five cities to be selected to receive a grant of $30,000 (RES 19-341 and RES 19-1362) as part of the Experience Matters program; and

 

WHEREAS, Cities of Service hosts a convening that brings together state AARP leaders, city staff and VISTAs from the 5 participating cities to network with their peers and share best practices and learnings around poverty alleviation, program design, citizen engagement, and

 

WHEREAS, Kirstin Burch has been invited to represent the City of Saint Paul at the 2019 academy of the Cities of Service - Experience Matters cohort in Washington, D.C.  on October 28-31, 2019; and

 

WHEREAS, Cities of Service has offered to cover the travel expenses, lodging and meals for Kirstin Burch to attend the academy; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council of the City of Saint Paul finds that attendance at this convening is beneficial to the City by providing an opportunity for participants to engage in sessions to develop expertise, obtain practical knowledge, and development of a professional network; now therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council accepts the gift of travel expenses, lodging and meals for Kirstin Burch to attend the Cities of Service - Experience Matters Academy.

 

 

 

 

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