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File #: 31238    Version: 1 Name: Facade Improvement Grant 2013; The Spot, 827 E. Johnson
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/12/2013 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 9/17/2013 Final action: 9/17/2013
Enactment date: 9/20/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00703
Title: Approving a Facade Improvement Grant to 827 E. Johnson Street; The Spot, Grantee.
Sponsors: Ledell Zellers
Fiscal Note
Funding of $175,000 for the Façade Improvement Grant Program is authorized in the 2013 Adopted Operating Budget as part of the Capital Revolving Fund (p.23). This Resolution awards grants totaling $9,250. Following approval of this Resolution, $140,750 of authorized funding will remain for future projects.
Approving a Facade Improvement Grant to 827 E. Johnson Street; The Spot, Grantee.
On October 3, 2000, the Common Council adopted Resolution ID # 61179, approving the Facade Improvement Grant Program to support and encourage small local businesses to reinvest in the downtown and smaller, neighborhood shopping and business areas and designating the Community Development Authority as the agent of the City for the operation and administration of the Program. The grants are matching grants and will be provided in an amount up to 50% of the total project costs up to a maximum of $10,000 for a single facade, $20,000 for a building with two facades, and $25,000 for a “flatiron” building. The objective of the Program is to restore, beautify, or enhance the entire facade or elevation of a commercial building. The Facade Improvement Grant Program Staff Team has reviewed the following Façade Improvement proposal and determined that it meets the requirements of the Program. The Urban Design Commission has reviewed the proposal and recommends design approval.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council does hereby approve the following Facade Improvement Grant proposal:

1. 827 E. Johnson Street
Grantee: The Spot

a. Repair and painting of siding, stairway, handrail, and foundation wall.
b. Repair and replacement of window trim and sills.
c. Repair and painting of Fascia incorporating decorative brackets.
d. Install Copper roof over upper bay window.
e. New awning
f. New Lighting and menu board
g. New entrance door and trim.
h. New metal planter boxes.

Total project cost is estimated at $ $18,500.00
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