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File #: RES PH 20-128    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/27/2020
Title: Authorizing an increase in the Department of Parks and Recreation Grant Fund Budget in the amount of $12,000 to reflect grant funding received from the National League of Cities (NLC), through its Institute for Youth, Education and Families, and Children & Nature Network (C&NN) Cities Connecting Children to Nature Catalytic Assistance grant, and authorizing the proper City Officials to enter into a grant agreement.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Ward: Grant
Attachments: 1. CCCN Catalytic Assistance Agree Asha May'20, 2. CCCN Grant FS Sheet $12K

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Authorizing an increase in the Department of Parks and Recreation Grant Fund Budget in the amount of $12,000 to reflect grant funding received from the National League of Cities (NLC), through its Institute for Youth, Education and Families, and Children & Nature Network (C&NN) Cities Connecting Children to Nature Catalytic Assistance grant, and authorizing the proper City Officials to enter into a grant agreement.

 

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WHEREAS, by CF #16-104, the Department of Parks and Recreation applied for a National League of Cities grant; and

 

WHEREAS, Children & Nature Network (C&NN)) is an initiative of the National League of Cities’ Youth, Education, and Families and the Children and Nature Network; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation was awarded $12,000, that does not require a match, to further connect children to nature in Saint Paul; and

 

WHEREAS, acceptance of said funds will allow evaluation of the impact of CCCN Nature Smart, communication about CCCN Nature Smart across the city, and promote CCCN Nature Smart and nature learning within SPPR through community engagement and evaluation; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation wishes to accept said funding and amend the financing and spending budget for the project in the amount of $12,000; 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 $12,000 in excess of those estimated in the current Grant Budget; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City of Saint Paul Council authorizes acceptance of the grant funds and approves these amendments for the Life-to-date Grant Budget; and, be it

 

FURTHER RESOLVED, that the proper City officials are authorized to execute the grant agreement accepting the funds.

 

 

Financial Analysis

 

See Attachment

 

CIB Recommendation

[To be filled out by the CIB Executive Secretary.]

 

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