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File #: RES 20-1367    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/7/2020
Title: Approving the 2020 budget for Cultural STAR funds for library materials for the Saint Paul Public Library.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen, Jane L. Prince, Chris Tolbert
Attachments: 1. Financial Analysis

Title

Approving the 2020 budget for Cultural STAR funds for library materials for the Saint Paul Public Library.

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WHEREAS, on July 13, 1994, the City Council of the City of Saint Paul established the Cultural Capital Investment (“Cultural STAR”) Program; and

 

WHEREAS, the Cultural STAR Program is funded with ten percent of an additional one-half of one percent sales tax on sales transactions that occur within the City, pursuant to Minnesota Laws 1993, Chapter 375, Article 9, Section 46, as amended; and

 

WHEREAS, the purpose of the Cultural STAR Program is to promote economic growth in Saint Paul by strengthening the arts and cultural sector and by supporting downtown as a vital cultural center, and

 

WHEREAS, on December 11, 2019, the City Council of Saint Paul adopted the 2020 budget, which included supporting the Saint Paul Public Library by using Cultural STAR funds for library materials for the Saint Paul Public Library in the amount of $175,000; and

 

WHEREAS, none of the Cultural STAR grants require a public hearing due to provisions in the Minnesota Statutes, Chapter 116J, now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby approves the projects and amounts listed in Financial Analysis attached hereto for the funding of Saint Paul Public Library in the amount of $175,000 out of Cycle 26 of the Cultural STAR Program.

 

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