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File #: RES 20-202    Version: 1 Name: AED Donations to Edgcumbe Rec and Frogtown Community Center
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/12/2020
Title: Accepting the gift of Phillips Heart Start Automated External Defibrillators for use by the Department of Parks and Recreation at the Frogtown Community Center and Edgcumbe Recreation Center.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert, Dai Thao

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Accepting the gift of Phillips Heart Start Automated External Defibrillators for use by the Department of Parks and Recreation at the Frogtown Community Center and Edgcumbe Recreation Center.

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WHEREAS, Joe Plant was a Saint Paul Police officer who died from an undiagnosed heart condition at the age of 24 and as a result the Joe Plant Memorial Foundation was established to keep Joe’s memory alive, to support those who are passionate about civil service, and to advocate to reduce the often-disastrous effects of Sudden Cardiac Arrest in youth and young adults; and

WHEREAS, Adrienne Todd, Director of the Joe Plant Memorial Fund, wishes to donate two Phillips Heart Start Automated External Defibrillators (“AED”) valued each at $1,200.00 from the Joe Plant Memorial Fund to the Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation; and

WHEREAS, most occurrences of Sudden Cardiac Arrest occur in public places and AED’s can help increase the chances of survival when Cardiac Arrest occurs; and

WHEREAS, after review of current facility amenities the Department of Parks and Recreation believes that an AED would be appropriate addition to the Frogtown Community Center and Edgcumbe Recreation Center; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby accepts the donation of the Phillips Heart Start AEDs and thanks the Joe Plant Memorial Foundation for its generous gifts.