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File #: 42254    Version: 1 Name: 2016 Neighborhood Grant Program
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/22/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 4/19/2016 Final action: 4/19/2016
Enactment date: 4/22/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00285
Title: Approving the 2016 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team and authorizing the Planning Division Director, Comptroller and City Attorney to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Maurice S. Cheeks, Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. NeighGrantPlanRecomms2016.pdf, 2. NeighGrantMap.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes execution of grant agreements for the 2016 Neighborhood Grant Program. The 2016 program awards $25,439 to various neighborhood organizations. The total 2016 budget for the program is $30,000, consistent with prior year funding levels. Budget authority for the program is included within the Planning Division’s 2016 Adopted Operating Budget (Service: Neighborhood Planning and Preservation, Object: 54815).

Title

Approving the 2016 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team and authorizing the Planning Division Director, Comptroller and City Attorney to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City

Body

WHEREAS the Neighborhood Grant Program provides funds to neighborhood organizations for activities that promote strong neighborhoods, and includes grants for Community Enhancement projects and Neighborhood Leadership and Capacity-Building activities; and

 

WHEREAS twelve (12) eligible grant applications were submitted requesting a total of $52,335.95; and

 

WHEREAS the Planning Division Staff Review Team convened to review applications and make recommendations for funding (including conditions to be included in the grant agreements); and

 

WHEREAS the Planning Division Staff Review Team recommends awarding 8 grants totaling $22,439.50, as well as setting aside $3,000 for maintenance reserves, for a total budget of $25,439.50. A copy of said recommendations that are attached hereto and made a part hereof.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council hereby approves the 2016 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations and conditions made by the Planning Division Staff Review Team and authorizes the Planning Division Director, Comptroller and City Attorney to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any unspent funds may be added to the maintenance reserve.