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File #: RES PH 21-112    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/5/2021
Title: Authorizing the acceptance of funds for the Emergency Solutions Grant Program for HUD FY2020 and amending the 2020 ESG program budget.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. RES PH 21-112 2020 ESG Financial Analysis
Title
Authorizing the acceptance of funds for the Emergency Solutions Grant Program for HUD FY2020 and amending the 2020 ESG program budget.

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WHEREAS, on January 12, 1988, the Council of the City of Saint Paul approved the procedures to allocate the Emergency Solutions Grant Program (“ESG”) funds, formerly known as the Emergency Shelter Grant Program, given to the City of Saint Paul (“City”) by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (“HUD”); and

WHEREAS, the Council of the City of Saint Paul did approve, upon the recommendation of the Mayor, the FY20 Community Development Block Grant, HOME Investment Partnerships (HOME), and Emergency Solutions Grant Programs (“2020 Programs”) as part of the 2020 Special Funds Budgets; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution 20-81, the Council of the City of Saint Paul authorized the proper City officials to execute grant agreements and contracts between HUD and the City for the 2020 Programs; and

WHEREAS, during the 2020 Budget Process, the Council of the City of Saint Paul approved the estimated financing for the 2020 Emergency Solutions Grant Program (“ESG Program”) in the amount of $578,890; and

WHEREAS, on June 5, 2020, proper City officials executed the grant agreement between HUD and the City in the amount of $594,358 for the 2020 ESG Program; and

WHEREAS, by Resolution 19-2110, the City entered into a Joint Powers Agreement with Ramsey County to administer the deployment of ESG funds within the City of Saint Paul, which allows for the disbursement of the $594,358 in ESG funds for 2020-2021 ESG Program year to Ramsey County pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth in the Joint Powers Agreement; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does hereby certify that there are available for appropriation funds in excess of those estimated in the 2020 budget and recommends the changes to the 2020 budget identified on the attached Financial Analysi...

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