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File #: RES 20-229    Version: 1 Name: McDonough Rec Ctr MN State Arts Board Grant App
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 2/19/2020
Title: Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for a Minnesota State Arts Board Arts Learning grant in the amount of $87,240 for the McDonough Afterschool program at Mississippi Creative Arts Elementary, and if approved, accept said grant and enter into agreements with the Minnesota State Arts Board as is necessary to accept said funding.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: McDonough Recreation Center, Minnesota State Arts Board Arts Learning Grant
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Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to apply for a Minnesota State Arts Board Arts Learning grant in the amount of $87,240 for the McDonough Afterschool program at Mississippi Creative Arts Elementary, and if approved, accept said grant and enter into agreements with the Minnesota State Arts Board as is necessary to accept said funding.

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WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation is requesting permission to apply for a Minnesota State Arts Board Arts Learning grant in the amount of $87,240 to support the McDonough Afterschool program at Mississippi Creative Arts Elementary; and

WHEREAS, grant funds, if awarded, will provide quality artists and art activities to enhance the McDonough Afterschool program at Mississippi Creative Arts Elementary; and

WHEREAS, there is a 10% match requirement by the City and other supporting agencies of the McDonough Afterschool program at Mississippi Creative Arts Elementary; and

WHEREAS, the 10% matching funds, equaling approximately $8,724, would come from Parks and Recreation staffing hours for both planning/pre-event work and program staffing, office supply costs for promotional materials covered by Parks and Recreation, cost of interpreters covered by Mississippi Creative Arts Elementary, and costs of other promotional and miscellaneous materials covered by the North End Booster Club’s funds; and

WHEREAS, that upon approval of its application by the state, the Department of Parks and Recreation may enter into an agreement with the MN DNR, for the above referenced project, and that the City of Saint Paul certifies that it will comply with all applicable laws and regulations as stated in the grant agreement; and

WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Saint Paul finds that the expenditure of these funds
to provide quality artists and art activities to enhance the McDonough Afterschool program at Mississippi Creative Arts Elementary has a public purpose; now, therefore, be it

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