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File #: RES 20-1148    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/2/2020
Title: Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a one-year management agreement (with a potential two-year extension) with Be Graceful Bakery and Catering, LLC to operate food and beverage concessions at four Parks and Recreation aquatic facilities.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Be Graceful Agreement 2020.08.14, 2. Res 20-11 Be Graceful Contract 2020.07.29

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Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a one-year management agreement (with a potential two-year extension) with Be Graceful Bakery and Catering, LLC to operate food and beverage concessions at four Parks and Recreation aquatic facilities.

 

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WHEREAS, City is the owner of public park lands commonly known as Como Regional Park Pool, Highland Parks Aquatic Center, Oxford Community Center and Phalen Beach at which City intends to offer food and beverage concessions to the public; and

 

WHEREAS, City issued a request for proposals dated February 12, 2020 to seek a qualified managing partner to provide those concessions on its behalf and Be Graceful Bakery and Catering was selected as the successful proposer; and

 

WHEREAS, Be Graceful Bakery and Catering has a history of successful concession operations, including within Ramsey County Parks and Recreation, several sports stadiums, and MSP Airport; and

 

WHEREAS, contracting management of concession operations will allow Parks and Recreation staff to focus on delivering programs while industry professionals ensure high-quality and nutritious food and beverage options; and

 

WHEREAS, Saint Paul Administrative Code Section 86.01(d) requires that any management agreement for park lands which will be for a period of more than one year requires approval by the city council following a pubic hearing before the park commission ; and

 

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Parks Commission recommended approval of the agreement (Res #20-11) at its August 13, 2020 meeting; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into the attached management agreement with Be Graceful Bakery and Catering, LLC to operate food and beverage concessions at four Parks and Recreation facilities.

 

 

 

 

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