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File #: RES 21-675    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 4/28/2021
Title: Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood Star Year-Round Program for the Northeast Seniors Garden Project.
Sponsors: Nelsie Yang
Attachments: 1. STAR Board YR STAR Letter NE Senior Gardens

Title

Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood Star Year-Round Program for the Northeast Seniors Garden Project.

 

Body

WHEREAS, on April 16, 2021, the Neighborhood STAR Board reviewed a proposal from the North East Neighborhoods Living at Home/Block Nurse Program for Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program grant financing for costs associated with the installation of permanent raised community garden beds at 1961 Sherwood Avenue; and

 

WHEREAS, matching funds in the amount of $14,916 were pledged for this project; and

 

WHEREAS, this non-profit organization continues to positively impact senior residents in Saint Paul’s North East neighborhood; and

 

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood STAR Board rated this project a 3.75 on a scale from 1 (low)
to 5 (high); and

 

WHEREAS, it is the intent of the Mayor and the Saint Paul City Council to participate in the financing of these activities by providing up to $10,000 in grant financing through the Ward 6 Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program; now be it

 

RESOLVED, upon the recommendation of the Mayor, the Council of the City of Saint Paul hereby authorizes and directs the appropriate City officials to execute the necessary grant documents to implement this Resolution, subject to approval by the City Attorney; and be it

 

FINALLY RESOLVED, staff of the Department of Planning and Economic Development are further authorized and directed to proceed with all other actions necessary to implement this Resolution.

 

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