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File #: RES 21-149    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/27/2021
Title: Accepting the donation of services of the American Cities Climate Challenge Climate Advisor and other professional services until June 30, 2021 and thanking the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. and Bloomberg Philanthropies for their gift.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. Saint Paul - ACCC MOU 2021 Extension Amendment and Exhibit CS SIGNED

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Accepting the donation of services of the American Cities Climate Challenge Climate Advisor and other professional services until June 30, 2021 and thanking the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. and Bloomberg Philanthropies for their gift.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul (City) and the Natural Resources Defense Council, Inc. (NRDC), entered into a Memorandum of Understanding to support the City’s work with the American Cities Climate Challenge, which expires on December 31, 2020; and

WHEREAS, City and NDRC have agreed to extend this MOU through June 30, 2021, and as part of the ongoing agreement NRDC will continue to provide professional services including the services of a Climate Advisor to work at the City, with all salary and benefits paid by NRDC through a grant with Bloomberg Philanthropies; and

WHEREAS, the American Cities Climate Challenge goal is to accelerate and deepen U.S. cities’ efforts to create the greatest climate impact by June 30, 2021 and to showcase the benefits that climate solutions bring; and

WHEREAS, The Saint Paul City Council finds that accepting the donation of these professional services and the services of the Climate Advisor will assist the City in implementing its priority climate actions; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the City accepts the donation of services of the American Cities Climate Challenge Climate Advisor and other professional services until June 30, 2021 and thanks NDRC and Bloomberg Philanthropies for their generous gift.

 

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