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File #: RES PH 21-280    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/20/2021
Title: Amending the finance and spending budget in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $25,000 to reflect grant funds received from the I.A. O’Shaughnessy Foundation from the Grant holder’s fiscal agent Minnesota Landmark for the Rice Park Revitalization project.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: Grant, Rice Park
Attachments: 1. Rice Park Impr 2021 $25K
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Amending the finance and spending budget in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $25,000 to reflect grant funds received from the I.A. O’Shaughnessy Foundation from the Grant holder’s fiscal agent Minnesota Landmark for the Rice Park Revitalization project.

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul performs significant services for residents of the Metropolitan area and all Minnesota residents through the ownership and operation of its parks and trails; and

WHEREAS, the I.A. O’Shaughnessy Foundation is a family foundation with a mission to share the legacy of Ignatius Aloysius O’Shaughnessy for the common good, making grants that enrich communities and improve people’s lives; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation recently completed the Rice Park Revitalization project which included improvements to the existing electrical system, irrigation, lighting infrastructure on site, as well as landscape improvements for new walkways, concrete seat walls, and plantings; and

WHEREAS, acceptance of said funds from the I.A. O’Shaughnessy Foundation will allow the Department of Parks and Recreation to complete a permanent, year-round lighting art feature as part of the Rice Park Revitalization project; and

WHEREAS, Minnesota Landmark has authorized the Department of Parks and Recreation to act on their behalf for the project; and

WHEREAS, there is no matching fund requirement; and

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation wishes to accept said funding and amend the financing and spending budget for the Rice Park Revitalization project in the amount of $25,000; and

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, and the advice of the Capital Improvement Budget Committee, does hereby certify that $25,000 in funds are available for appropriation in excess of those estimated in the 2017 budget and recommends the changes to the 2017 budget identified on the Financial Analysi...

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