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File #: RES PH 21-124    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/2/2021
Title: Amending the financing and spending plans in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $16,300 to reflect additional 2021 funding expected from Como Friends.
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Attachments: 1. Como Friends Donations 2021 - 2

Title

Amending the financing and spending plans in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $16,300 to reflect additional 2021 funding expected from Como Friends.

 

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WHEREAS, Como Friends is a registered not-for-profit organization formed to promote, support, preserve and enhance the Como Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory; and

 

WHEREAS, the Como Friends' mission is to advance Como Park Zoo and Conservatory as a destination where people from all walks of life can gather, learn and enjoy the natural world; and

 

WHEREAS, Como Friends is donating an additional $16,300 to support and enhance the Como Zoo and Marjorie McNeely Conservatory; and 

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation wishes to establish new budgets in the Grant Fund to receive contributions of $8,400 for Consulting, $5,900 for Tree Treatments and $2,000 for Plant Replacements; and     

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.01 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriation, funds of $16,300 in excess of those estimated in the 2021 budget; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Council of the City of Saint Paul approves these amendments to the 2021 budget, and thanks Como Friends for its ongoing support.

 

 

Financial Analysis

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