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File #: RES PH 21-281    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 10/20/2021
Title: Amending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $150,000 for funds granted from the DNR’s 2021 Local Trail Connections grant program and also increasing by $80,000 allocated from the Public Works 8-80 funds for the Wabash Avenue Trail Spur project.
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali
Ward: Wabash Trail
Attachments: 1. Wabash Trail Budget Est FS $230000

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Amending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation in the amount of $150,000 for funds granted from the DNR’s 2021 Local Trail Connections grant program and also increasing by $80,000 allocated from the Public Works 8-80 funds for the Wabash Avenue Trail Spur project.

 

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul’s Department of Parks and Recreation applied for a 2021 MnDNR Local Trail Connections grant (CF #21-419) in the amount of $150,000 to construct new bike trail connections to the Grand Round, Mississippi River, and into Minneapolis; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Public Works allocated $80,000 from 8-80 funds; and

 

WHEREAS, said funding will be utilized in addition to existing project funds which satisfy the minimum required local match for funding; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation will provide construction management and implementation services for the project; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation wishes to accept said grant funds and reallocations and establish a financing and spending plan for the Wabash Avenue Trail Spur project; and

 

WHEREAS, the Mayor, pursuant to Section 10.07.1 of the Charter of the City of Saint Paul, does certify that there are available for appropriation, funds of $230,000 in excess of those estimated in the 2021 Capital Improvement Budget; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, by the City Council of the City of Saint Paul, upon recommendation of the Mayor and the advice of the Long Range Capital Improvement Budget Committee, that $230,000 is available for appropriation in the 2021 Capital Improvement Budget, and said 2021 budget, as heretofore adopted by the Council, is hereby amended as attached.

 

Financial Analysis

 

See Attachment

 

 CIB Recommendation

The St. Paul Long-Range Capital Improvement Budget Committee received this request on October 11, 2021 and recommended approval.

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