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File #: 43516    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the use of up to $100,000 from the Community Development Division’s 2016 Purchased Services funds, for the purpose of extending the two Community Building and Engagement (CBE) contracts which were authorized in 2015, and authorizing the Mayor
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/27/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 7/19/2016 Final action: 7/19/2016
Enactment date: 7/22/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00533
Title: Authorizing the use of up to $100,000 from 2016 Direct Appropriations, for the purpose of authorizing two Community Building and Engagement (CBE) contracts and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to extend those contracts.
Sponsors: Denise DeMarb, Shiva Bidar, Maurice S. Cheeks, Matthew J. Phair
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the continuation of two contracts through the Community Building and Engagement Initiative that is funded as a Direct Appropriation in the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget. These funds were first included in the 2015 budget. If approved, the resolution will authorize contracts with Lussier Community Education Center Neighborhood Organizing Institute and Centro Hispano of Dane County. The goal of this program is to promote civic engagement in low and moderate income neighborhoods throughout Madison.
Title
Authorizing the use of up to $100,000 from 2016 Direct Appropriations, for the purpose of authorizing two Community Building and Engagement (CBE) contracts and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to extend those contracts.
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The 2016 Adopted Operating Budget includes $100,000 in Direct Appropriations to support Community Building and Engagement initiatives (2016 Adopted Operating Budget pg 19). These funds were first included in the 2015 Adopted Operating Budget. In 2015, two proposals were selected mid-year in 2015, through a competitive request for proposals (RFP) process, to undertake CBE activities. The proposed resolution will authorize contracts with the two organizations that received funding in 2015.

WHEREAS, the 2016 Adopted Operating Budget includes $100,000 for CBE-related as a Direct Appropriation; and,

WHEREAS, the Community Development Division is responsible for issuing the funds through a competitive RFP process and an interagency and community partner review group awarded funds to two projects - one proposed by Centro Hispano, the other by the Lussier Community Education Center, and

WHEREAS, the RFP guidelines and review group, acknowledging that these projects may need more than one contract year to achieve stated goals, contemplated the possibility of their receiving support beyond a single year, and

WHEREAS, on May 7, 2015 the Common Council adopted a resolution (RES-15-00410) aut...

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