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File #: RES 22-261    Version: 2
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 3/9/2022
Title: Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program for the Eritrean Community Center,1941 University Avenue West.
Sponsors: Mitra Jalali

Title

Approving the use of grant funds through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program for the Eritrean Community Center,1941 University Avenue West.

 

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WHEREAS, on January 21, 2022, the Neighborhood STAR Board reviewed a proposal for STAR grant financing through the Neighborhood STAR Year-Round Program for costs associated with out-building improvements behind the Eritrean Community Center,  1941 University Ave. W.; and

 

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

 

WHEREAS, this community center continues to positively impact Saint Paul’s community; and

 

WHEREAS, the Neighborhood STAR Board rated this project a 4.3 on a scale from 1 (low)
to 5 (high); and

 

WHEREAS, due to the community significance of this project, a waiver to Neighborhood STAR Guidelines requiring a $1 for $1 match 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 $65,000 in grant financing through the Ward 4 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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