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File #: 36928    Version: 1 Name: Facade Improvement Grant - LLR Venture Group LLC, 315-319 N Henry St
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/22/2015 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 2/3/2015 Final action: 2/24/2015
Enactment date: 2/26/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00147
Title: Approving a Facade Improvement Grant to LLR Venture Group, LLC; 315-319 N. Henry Street, currently vacant.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer
Fiscal Note
Funding of $125,000 for the Façade Improvement Grant Program is authorized in the 2015 Adopted Budget as part of the Capital Revolving Fund. This Resolution awards grants totaling $10,000. Following approval of this Resolution, $115,000 of authorized funding will remain for future projects.
Approving a Facade Improvement Grant to LLR Venture Group, LLC; 315-319 N. Henry Street, currently vacant.
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 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 proposals:

1. Grantee: LLR Venture Group, LLC
315-319 N. Henry Street

The scope of the exterior work will include:

a. Remove existing awnings, display case, concrete steps, windows and doors.
b. Construct new covered entry area and window openings consistent with original building design.
c. Repair Stucco sections.
d. Install windows, transoms, and doors in dark bronze frames into openings.
e. Install recessed can lighting in soffit of entryway.
f. Pour n...

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