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File #: RES PH 20-61    Version: 1 Name: Accepting $100,000 LCDA Grant - River Balcony Schematic Design
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/4/2020
Title: Approving and authorizing acceptance of a Livable Communities Transit Oriented Development grant from the Metropolitan Council for the River Balcony Schematic Design, and amending the 2020 Budget.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Great River Balcony 2020 $100,000 FA

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Approving and authorizing acceptance of a Livable Communities Transit Oriented Development grant from the Metropolitan Council for the River Balcony Schematic Design, and amending the 2020 Budget.

 

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WHEREAS, the City Council on:

 

- October 23, 2019 by Resolution number 19-1787, authorized the Department of Parks and Recreation to apply to the Metropolitan Council’s Livable Communities Transit Oriented Development grant for the River Balcony Project with a 25% local funding match requirement; and

                     

WHEREAS, the Metropolitan Council has approved the following grant application:

 

- Livable Communities Transit Oriented Development grant of $100,000.00 for the River Balcony Schematic Design with the local funding match coming from non-city funding through private fundraising being completed by the Great River Passage Conservancy; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does hereby certify that $100,000.00 in funds are available for appropriation in excess of those estimated in the 2020 budget and recommends the changes to the 2020 budget identified on the attached Financial Analysis; and

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City Council of Saint Paul accepts this grant and approves the changes identified on the attached Financial Analysis to the 2020 budget; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Mayor, Director of the Office of Financial Services, Director of Human Rights and Equal Opportunity, and Director of Parks and Recreation of the City of Saint Paul are hereby authorized to execute such agreements as are necessary to implement the purposes of this resolution.

 

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