Saint Paul logo
Share to Facebook Share to Twitter Bookmark and Share
File #: RES 20-1009    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 7/22/2020
Title: Approving the Mayor’s reappointment of Wesley Farrow to the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Wesley_Farrow_Resume
Related files: RES 17-472

Title

Approving the Mayor’s reappointment of Wesley Farrow to the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network.

Body

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network (SPNN) is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit that harnesses its unique media tools, digital communications expertise, and spirit of innovation to elevate community media arts to a new level, becoming a national model; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network is comprised of four departments which include the Access Center, the Youth Department, the Community Production Department, and the Community Technology Empowerment Project, which empowers youth and underrepresented populations, offer classes on media production, and provide access to an edit lab, studio, and media equipment; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network offers a continuum of direct services and boasts four cable channels to cultivate a more enriched, equitable, and vibrant Twin Cities region. In FY15, Saint Paul Neighborhood Network directly served 4,194 people and reached a television viewership of 55,000 households; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network. As stated in their ARTICLE V Section 3 Bylaws of the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network, shall be represented by up to twelve (12) Directors, elected to staggered terms by the Board of Directors, which the St. Paul City Council and the Mayor, acting through the Open Appointments Process, may appoint up to three (3) Directors to the Board; and .

 

WHEREAS, Wesley Farrow has applied to serve as a member of the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network Board of Directors and has been recommended for appointment by Martin Ludden, Executive Director of the Saint Paul Neighborhood Network; and 

 

WHEREAS, Mayor Melvin Carter wishes to reappoint Wesley Farrow to Saint Paul Neighborhood Network; now, therefore be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council approves the reappointment of Wesley Farrow to a three-year term on Saint Paul Neighborhood Network ending March 31, 2023.

 

Date NameDistrictOpinionCommentAction
No records to display.