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File #: RES 21-1337    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 9/15/2021
Title: Approving the use of grant funds through the Ward 5 neighborhood star year-round program for Urban Roots water installation at Rivoli Bluff.
Sponsors: Amy Brendmoen
Attachments: 1. 8-20-21 STAR Board YR STAR Letter

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Approving the use of grant funds through the Ward 5 neighborhood star year-round program for Urban Roots water installation at Rivoli Bluff.                             

 

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WHEREAS, on August 20, 2021, the Neighborhood STAR Board reviewed a proposal for STAR grant financing through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program from Urban Roots for costs associated with the installation of direct water service to agricultural production space and community gardens in Rivoli Bluff; and

 

WHEREAS, no matching funds were pledged for this proposal; and

 

WHEREAS, this non-profit organization continues to positively impact Saint Paul’s lower east side neighborhood; and

 

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood STAR Board rated this project a 4.0 on a scale from 1 (low)
to 5 (high); and

 

WHEREAS, due to the community significance of this improvement, a waiver to Neighborhood STAR Guidelines requiring site control and a minimum $1 for $1 match with private resources is being recommended; 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 $24,933 in grant financing through the Ward 5 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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