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File #: 30585    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/12/2013 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 7/2/2013 Final action: 7/2/2013
Enactment date: 7/3/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00513
Title: Supporting the grant application by the Friends of the Arboretum to the Dane County Environmental Council for a Capital Equipment Grant for land management improvements at the Pasque Flower Hill property.
Sponsors: Mark Clear, Joseph R. Clausius
Fiscal Note
No appropriation required.  The funding for this program is from Dane County resources.
 
Title
Supporting the grant application by the Friends of the Arboretum to the Dane County Environmental Council for a Capital Equipment Grant for land management improvements at the Pasque Flower Hill property.
 
Body
 
WHEREAS, the Friends of the Arboretum in conjunction with the University of Wisconsin Arboretum ("Arboretum") is seeking grant funding to assist in the land management efforts at the Pasque Flower Hill property; and
 
WHEREAS, the City supports the land management methods to be used in this project, which will include invasive brush removal and habitat restoration; and
 
WHEREAS, the property is located adjacent to Prairie Ridge Conservation Park and will be of benefit to the Conservation Park as well as overall conservation goals in the City; and
 
WHEREAS, the University has applied for financial assistance in funding this project from the Dane County Council; and
 
WHEREAS, Wisconsin State Statutes Sec. 59.56(9) requires the City of Madison to consent to recreational based projects performed on non-County owned parcels of land within the City that include funding from the Dane County Environmental Council Capital Equipment grant program.
 
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Madison supports the grant funded project pursuant to Wisconsin State Statutes 59.56(9) and consents to the expenditure of funds for recreational purposes by Dane County on this project.