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File #: RES PH 22-138    Version: 1
Type: Resolution-Public Hearing Status: Passed
In control: City Council
Final action: 6/22/2022
Title: Approval to accept funds for the Department of Parks and Recreation, as noted below, in the total amount of $148,787, and to establish a financing and spending plan in said amount for the funds to reconstruct the play area at Wacouta Commons Park.
Sponsors: Rebecca Noecker
Ward: CIB, Wacouta Commons, Ward - 2
Attachments: 1. Wacouta Commons Bud Amd PH 22-138
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Approval to accept funds for the Department of Parks and Recreation, as noted below, in the total amount of $148,787, and to establish a financing and spending plan in said amount for the funds to reconstruct the play area at Wacouta Commons Park.

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WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul (“City”) performs significant services for residents of the Metropolitan area and all Minnesota residents through its ownership and operation of its parks, trails, and amenities; and

WHEREAS, the City supports and will continue to support the cooperative efforts of supporters of the City of Saint Paul; and

WHEREAS, the City of Saint Paul’s Department of Parks and Recreation has received a gift totaling $148,787 from the following entities to reconstruct the play area at Wacouta Commons Park:

David Washburn Donor Advised Fund - Friends of Wacouta Commons $10,000
Hardenbergh Foundation - SPPC $45,000
Individuals - SPPC $11,787
Neighborhood STAR - Friends of Wacouta Commons $25,000
Parkland Dedication Funds (from devel at 460 Wacouta St) $57,000; and

WHEREAS, said funding will be utilized to provide for much needed capital improvements that will enhance opportunities for play in Wacouta Commons Park; 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 funds and establish a financing and spending plan for the Wacouta Commons Park 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 $148,787 in excess of those estimated in the 2022 Capital Improvement Budget; now, therefore, be it

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