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File #: 35347    Version: 1 Name: Facade Grant 2014 - 707 S Park St; DesignCraft
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/26/2014 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 9/16/2014 Final action: 9/16/2014
Enactment date: 9/17/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00695
Title: Approving a Facade Improvement Grant to 707 S. Park Street (DesignCraft); Yvette Jones and John Lombardo, Grantees.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Fiscal Note
Funding of $100,000 for the Façade Improvement Grant Program is authorized in the 2014 Adopted Operating Budget as part of the Capital Revolving Fund. This Resolution awards grants totaling $10,000. Following approval of this Resolution, $72,355 of authorized funding will remain for future projects.
Approving a Facade Improvement Grant to 707 S. Park Street (DesignCraft); Yvette Jones and John Lombardo, Grantees.
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 proposals and determined that it meets the requirements of the Program. The CDA has granted a waiver to the Program Target Area so that we may serve this Madison Historic Landmark property. The Urban Design Commission has reviewed the proposals and recommends design approval.

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

707 S. Park Street: (DesignCraft)
Grantees: Yvette Jones and John Lombardo

a. Demo existing siding and install new steel and wood siding.
b. Modify parapet wall and install guardrail matching lower roofline.
c. Construct overhang and sliding panel for new signage.
d. Install bike racks.
e. Paint existing curving gua...

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