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File #: RES 22-895    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Archived
In control: Board of Water Commissioners
Final action: 6/7/2022
Title: Pertaining to a 2022 Administrative Order No. 5 to accept and amend budget for up to an additional $10.5M in American Rescue Plan funds and execute or amend the necessary agreements.
Attachments: 1. Staff Report, 2. Resolution 22-895
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Pertaining to a 2022 Administrative Order No. 5 to accept and amend budget for up to an additional $10.5M in American Rescue Plan funds and execute or amend the necessary agreements.


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WHEREAS, the Board of Water Commissioners of the City of Saint Paul (the “Board”) asserts per Minnesota state law that the replacement of water service lines comprised of lead is a public benefit; and
WHEREAS, the Board authorized and directed staff to initiate a 10-year enhanced lead service line replacement plan as presented to the Board at its February 8, 2022 meeting; and
WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul (the “City”) received American Rescue Plan grant funding (“Funds”) from the United States Department of Treasury; and

WHEREAS, the City has identified the importance of using a portion of those Funds for the replacement of lead pipes within the city of Saint Paul; and

WHEREAS, the City passed RES 22-448 authorizing $4M of Funds to SPRWS for Lead Water Pipe Replacement (“Project”); and

WHEREAS, the City intends to allocate up to an additional $10.5M in Funds to SPRWS for the Project; and

WHEREAS, SPRWS wishes to budget said additional Funds and to amend the financing and spending plan for said Project; and

WHEREAS, SPRWS will use the funds to replace lead water pipes in the city of Saint Paul; and

WHEREAS, SPRWS will be treated as a subrecipient of the City and the City will disperse the Funds to SPRWS on a reimbursement basis; and

WHEREAS, a subrecipient agreement has been executed between the City and SPRWS; and

WHEREAS, it may be necessary to amend the subrecipient agreement to include up to an additional $10.5M in funds for a total not to exceed $14.5M; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED, that the Board of Water Commissioners does hereby:

1. Authorize SPRWS to accept the pass-through grant of American Rescue Plan funds up to an additional $10.5M for a total not to exceed $14.5M
2. Amend the 2022 budget, and appropriate the funds all as described in the atta...

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