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File #: RES 22-908    Version: 1
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/15/2022
Title: Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a professional service agreement with American Red Cross for lifeguard and aquatic facility auditing services which includes indemnification.
Sponsors: Chris Tolbert
Attachments: 1. AES Agreement - Saint Paul Parks and Recreation 060322

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Authorizing the Department of Parks and Recreation to enter into a professional service agreement with American Red Cross for lifeguard and aquatic facility auditing services which includes indemnification.

 

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WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation wishes to ensure the safety of all swim program participants and has benefited from regular external assessments for several years; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Red Cross is a recognized leader in the field of lifeguard training and assessment as well as facility preparedness; and

 

WHEREAS, the Department of Parks and Recreation is currently using the American Red Cross’ lifeguard training curriculum and conducting regular internal audits and in-service trainings based on that curriculum; and

 

WHEREAS, the American Red Cross requires the City to provide indemnification to American Red Cross in order to receive their services; and

 

WHEREAS, the City Council finds that contracting the American Red Cross serves a public purpose by providing an additional framework for aquatic safety within Parks and Recreation programs and facilities; now, therefore, be it

 

RESOLVED, that the Saint Paul City Council hereby authorizes the appropriate city officials to enter into the attached professional service agreement which contains an indemnification provision.

 

 

 

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