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File #: RES 20-1200    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/2/2020
Title: Authorizing the Saint Paul VISTA Program to accept a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Services.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. COSPV_CNCS MOA (002), 2. Cost Share MOA guidelines

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Authorizing the Saint Paul VISTA Program to accept a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Services.

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul has received a grant from the Corporation for National and Community Service providing up to 15 AmeriCorps VISTA members to the Saint Paul VISTA Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the Corporation for National and Community Service supplements efforts of local  sponsoring organizations to work on clearly defined tasks which address issues of poverty; and

 

WHEREAS, the primary objective of the Saint Paul VISTA Program is to ensure all children from birth to age three and their families and caregivers have access to high-quality education and wellness programs in order to ensure that all children are prepared for kindergarten and to use a three dimensional engagement approach to ensure that programs are informed by and meeting the needs of the community; and 

 

WHEREAS the VISTA program has introduced a focus on response and recovery to the COVID-19 pandemic to meet the needs of our community in this unprecedented time; and

 

WHEREAS the Corporation for National and Community Service has awarded a grant of $221,000 to the City of Saint Paul for the 2020-2021 program year; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council of the City of Saint Paul accepts this grant and authorizes the City of Saint Paul to enter into a Memorandum of Agreement with the Corporation for National and Community Service.

 

 

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