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File #: 39333    Version: Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement with the DNR for expenses for the development of the Central Park Skatepark and capital improvement projects in Central Park and amending the Parks Capital Budget accordingly.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/15/2015 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 8/4/2015 Final action: 8/4/2015
Enactment date: 8/5/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00654
Title: SUBSTITUTE - Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for reimbursement of expenses incurred for the development of the Central Park Skatepark and potentially other capital improvement projects in Central Park and amending the Parks Capital Budget accordingly
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Marsha A. Rummel, Mark Clear, Samba Baldeh
Attachments: 1. 39333-version1.pdf
Fiscal Note
There is no cost to the City. The $295,308.00 in funding to be received from this grant will be deposited into the Parks Division Central Park Skatepark Project (coding below) and will be used for the skatepark construction and possibly other capital improvement projects in Central Park. The proposed indemnification language has been reviewed by the City’s Risk Manager. The City’s risk exposure is increased by this clause, but the exposure is covered by the City’s insurance policies, subject to their terms and conditions.
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Title
SUBSTITUTE - Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a grant agreement with the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources for reimbursement of expenses incurred for the development of the Central Park Skatepark and potentially other capital improvement projects in Central Park and amending the Parks Capital Budget accordingly


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WHEREAS, the United States Congress created the National Park Service (NPS) Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program to complement the Land and Water Conservation Fund State and Local Assistance Program. The new program seeks to identify and highlight at the national level new ways of providing opportunities for expanding outdoor play in areas with great need, as well as promoting the development of new or enhanced partnerships for outdoor recreation in urban communities across the Nation. Supporting local communities as they create and improve spaces for outdoor recreation through this program also allows the NPS to meet the goal of connecting all people to spaces where they can enjoy the great outdoors and establish meaningful relationships in their communities and with their public lands; and

WHEREAS, the City of Madison Parks Division pursued additional funding for the development of the Central Park Skatepark from the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership Program, and the National Park Service's competition merit panel found that t...

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