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File #: RES PH 20-204    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/7/2020
Title: Authorizing the Office of Financial Empowerment to accept a $550 gift in the form of gift cards from Target for a CollegeBound Saint Paul event.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. RES PH 20-204 Financial Analysis

Title

Authorizing the Office of Financial Empowerment to accept a $550 gift in the form of gift cards from Target for a CollegeBound Saint Paul event.

 

Body

WHEREAS, the City established an Office of Financial Empowerment (the “Office”) within the Office of Financial Services; and

 

WHEREAS, the Office’s CollegeBound Saint Paul program is focused on newborns living in Saint Paul with the goal of building a college-bound identity and improving financial security outcomes for program participants and their families; and

 

WHEREAS, the Office of Financial Empowerment will be partnering with community organizations to build awareness of CollegeBound Saint Paul and pre-register expecting families through a community baby shower event; and

 

WHEREAS, the Office will be partnering with Open Cities to host the event and partner with additional organizations to invite families, and provide the first 25 families with a diaper bag with newborn essentials as well as an opportunity to be in a drawing for a carseat and stroller combo, which will be purchased with the gift provided by Target; and

 

WHEREAS, the goals and objectives of the community baby shower event aligns with the goals and objectives of CollegeBound Saint Paul outreach and engagement; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the City Charter and by receipt of the Target gift cards, certifies that there is available for appropriation funds of $550 in excess of those dedicated to CollegeBound Saint Paul in 2020; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council of Saint Paul does hereby:

 

1.                     Authorize the Office to accept the Gift from Target in the amount of $550 for CollegeBound Saint Paul. 

2.                     Adopt, upon recommendation of the Mayor, that $550 is available for appropriation to CollegeBound Saint Paul, supplemental appropriations as specified in the attached financial analysis form.

 

Financial Analysis

See Attachment.

 

 

 

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