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File #: RES PH 22-1    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 1/5/2022
Title: Amending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s 2021 Capital Improvement Budget by adding a $25,000 donation from the Trust for Public Land (TPL) to be used towards Central Village Park and authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into the Partnership and Grant Agreement.
Sponsors: Dai Thao
Ward: Central Village Park, Donation, Trust for Public Land
Attachments: 1. Central Village Park MP TPL Funds $25K, 2. Central Village Park Grant Agree TPL $25K
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Amending the financing and spending plan in the Department of Parks and Recreation’s 2021 Capital Improvement Budget by adding a $25,000 donation from the Trust for Public Land (TPL) to be used towards Central Village Park and authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into the Partnership and Grant Agreement.

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WHEREAS, Central Village Park is a 7-acre park and trail system bounded by Aurora Avenue, Western Avenue, Central Ave, and Dale Street and owned, managed, and maintained by the City of Saint Paul; and

WHEREAS, the mission of TPL is to create parks and protect land for people, ensuring healthy, livable communities for generations to come; and

WHEREAS, TPL partnering, along with Springboard for the Arts and other community partners, to improve Central Village Park in part through the development of a new park master plan that will include community-identified priorities; and

WHEREAS, the TPL wishes to contribute to development of the Master Plan by providing a grant of $25,000 for professional staff time to lead the master plan; and

WHEREAS, the TPL and the City of Saint Paul Department of Parks and Recreation will enter into an agreement outlining responsibilities and duties; 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 $25,000 in excess of those estimated in the 2021 Capital Improvement Budget; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the City Council hereby accepts the grant from TPL and authorizes the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into the Partnership and Grant Agreement; and, be it

FURTHER 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 $25,000 is available for appropriation in the 2021 Capital Improvement Budget, and said 2021 budget, as heretofore adopted by the ...

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