Madison, WI Header
File #: 35920    Version: 1 Name: Facade Improvement Grant - 1602 Gilson Street
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/20/2014 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 12/2/2014 Final action: 12/2/2014
Enactment date: 12/3/2014 Enactment #: RES-14-00844
Title: Approving a Façade Improvement Grant to 1602 Gilson Street; Curt Roeming grantee.
Sponsors: Lucas Dailey
Fiscal Note
Funding of $100,000 for the Façade Improvement Grant Program is authorized in the 2013 Adopted Operating Budget as part of the Capital Revolving Fund. This Resolution awards grants totaling $20,000. Following approval of this Resolution, $2,365 of authorized funding will remain for future projects.
Approving a Façade Improvement Grant to 1602 Gilson Street; Curt Roeming grantee.
On October 3, 2000, the Common Council adopted Resolution ID # 61179, approving the Façade 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 façade, $20,000 for a building with two façades, 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 Façade 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:

1. 1602 Gilson Street, Grantee: Curt Roeming

a. Stabilization and insulation of the cement block structure and construction of parapet wall along east facing wall.
b. Install new windows and entry doors.
c. Install new overhead door.
d. Install steel, wood, and cement panel siding.
e. Install exterior lighting.
f. Install corrugated metal awnings over the...

Click here for full text