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File #: 32188    Version: 1 Name: reallocating $24,000 to University Hills Neigh Plan
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2013 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 12/3/2013 Final action: 12/3/2013
Enactment date: 12/5/2013 Enactment #: RES-13-00885
Title: Amending Legistar No. 28703, RES-13-00052 by reallocating $24,000 from the Olive Jones Park public art project to University Hill Farms Neighborhood Plan project and authorizing Planning Division Director, Finance Director, and City Attorney to amend the consultant contract to purchase additional services for University Hill Farms Neighborhood Plan project on behalf of the City.
Sponsors: Chris Schmidt, Shiva Bidar
Fiscal Note
In 2013, $61,340 was transferred from the Contingent Reserve to the Neighborhood Grant Program in the Planning Division to fund two neighborhood-based projects: Olive Jones Public Art Project ($24,000) and University Hill Farms Neighborhood Plan ($37,340). $24,000 dedicated to the Olive Jones Public Art Project was not used. The Resolution authorizes the reallocation of $24,000 of unused grant funds in support of an approved project. There is no net impact on the budget or City levy.
Title
Amending Legistar No. 28703, RES-13-00052 by reallocating $24,000 from the Olive Jones Park public art project to University Hill Farms Neighborhood Plan project and authorizing Planning Division Director, Finance Director, and City Attorney to amend the consultant contract to purchase additional services for University Hill Farms Neighborhood Plan project on behalf of the City.
Body
WHEREAS, the Neighborhood Grant Program provides funds for activities that promote strong neighborhoods, and includes grants for Community Enhancement projects, Neighborhood Leadership and Capacity-Building activities, and Neighborhood Planning; and

WHEREAS, the Common Council authorized the appropriation of $24,000 for improvements to Olive Jones Park in the Regent Neighborhood, and $37,340 from the Contingent Reserve to hire a consultant to assist the Planning Division with small area planning in the University Hill Farms Neighborhood (Legistar 28703, adopted 01/22/13); and

WHEREAS, the $24,000 for the Olive Jones Park project has been withdrawn by request of the neighborhood association; and

WHEREAS, a private consultant team was hired by the City of Madison to assist the Planning Division with small area planning in the University Hill Farms Neighborhood; and

WHEREAS, the University Hill Farm Neighborhood Plan project was funded at $37,340 which was less than the $50,000 requested; and

WHEREAS, the $24,000 will provide additional funding for 1) enhanced public outreach...

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