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File #: RES PH 21-119    Version:
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 5/19/2021
Title: Amending the financing and spending plan of the Public Library in the amount of $1,017,346 to utilize available capital maintenance and CIB Contingency funds for emergency and related cornice, water infiltration, and stone repair at the George Latimer Central Library.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. RES PH 21-119 GLCL Cornice and Stone Repair Financial Analysis_4-28-2021.pdf, 2. RES PH 21-199 GLCL Cornice 4.29.2021.pdf
Title
Amending the financing and spending plan of the Public Library in the amount of $1,017,346 to utilize available capital maintenance and CIB Contingency funds for emergency and related cornice, water infiltration, and stone repair at the George Latimer Central Library.

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WHEREAS, the citywide 2020-2021 Capital Maintenance budget included funding to re-caulk the roof cornice of the George Latimer Central Library in 2021; and

WHEREAS, significant additional related repairs were identified after further inspection and exploration by City staff and contractors; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Public Library received a proposal from Innovative Masonry Restoration to complete all necessary work for $1,088,000; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Public Library is requesting use of $854,346 in available capital maintenance and CIB contingency to complete the cornice, water infiltration, and stone repair at the George Latimer Central Library; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Public Library is requesting use of $139,000 from The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library unspent contribution from grants received in 2020; and

WHEREAS, The Friends of the Saint Paul Public Library approved the use of the $139,000 unspent grant funds on a one-time basis to complete this emergency project rather than its original intended purpose; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Public Library is also requesting to use $24,000 of Library’s share of the 2021 Parks and Library Capital Asset Revitalization to fund remaining balance of the project; and

WHEREAS, the Saint Paul Public Library has applied for $740,000 in grant funds through the State Library Construction Grant Program (requires 1:1 match, reimbursable after project completion) with award notification expected by July 2021; and

WHEREAS, it is the desire of the Saint Paul Public Library to amend the financing and spending budget for the project in the amount of $1,017,346; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.4 ...

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