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File #: 40782    Version: 1 Name: Facade Improvement Grant - 1965 Atwood Ave.; Sara Investment Real Estate
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 11/10/2015 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 12/1/2015 Final action: 12/1/2015
Enactment date: 12/4/2015 Enactment #: RES-15-00913
Title: Approving a Facade Improvement Grant to Sara Investment Real Estate; located at 1965 Atwood Ave.
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel
Fiscal Note
Funding of $125,000 for the Façade Improvement Grant Program is authorized in the 2015 Adopted Operating Budget as part of the Capital Revolving Fund. This Resolution awards grants totaling $10,000. Following approval of this Resolution, $35,000 of authorized funding will remain for future projects.
Title
Approving a Facade Improvement Grant to Sara Investment Real Estate; located at 1965 Atwood Ave.
Body
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 proposal:

Grantee: Sara Investment Real Estate

The scope of the exterior work to 1965 Atwood Avenue will include:

a. Construct new entryway by expanding existing door and window openings. Re-use salvaged brick to fill in around new header.

b. Install anodized aluminum storefront system with salvaged and matching cast stone sill and banding.

c. Install steel canopies with down lighting over two existing coiling door enclosures and the new entry.

d. Replace ...

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