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File #: 43619    Version: Name: Authorizing the Acceptance of an Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and Amending the 2016 Parks Division Capital Budget to appropriate $500,000 in state funds.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/5/2016 In control: BOARD OF PARK COMMISSIONERS
On agenda: 7/5/2016 Final action: 7/19/2016
Enactment date: 7/22/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00536
Title: Authorizing the Acceptance of an Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and Amending the 2016 Parks Division Capital Budget
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin, Michael E. Verveer, Marsha A. Rummel
Attachments: 1. 43619 By Title Only Resolution.pdf, 2. Contract for signature-23254-20160708-ISR FY16 r1.pdf
Fiscal Note
This grant of $500,000 will assist in the funding of a new road, parking and utilities at the Garver Feed Mill building. The grant is limited to providing up to 30% of the project costs. Additional funding of $1,825,000 is provided in the Garver at Olbrich Botanical Complex project (MUNIS Project 10516) funded by GO Borrowing.

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Authorizing the Acceptance of an Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) and Amending the 2016 Parks Division Capital Budget

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WHEREAS, the City of Madison acquired the Garver Feed Mill building in 1997 from the Olbrich Botanical Society, and;

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has declared the Garver Feed Mill building (the “Building”) to be surplus, and;

WHEREAS, the City of Madison issued a Request for Proposals in October 2014 and received proposals for the adaptive reuse and rehabilitation of the Building in December 2014, and;

WHEREAS, the City of Madison accepted the proposal of Baum Development for the adaptive reuse and rehabilitation of the Building on April 21, 2015, and;

WHEREAS, the adaptive reuse and rehabilitation of the Building will require the construction of a new road, parking and utilities (the “Improvements”), to serve the Building and;

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has applied to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Idle Industrial Site Redevelopment Grant (the “Grant”) for $500,000 to assist in the construction of the Improvements, and;

WHEREAS, the WEDC Idle Industrial Sites Redevelopment Grant has awarded $500,000 to facilitate the construction of the Improvements at the Building, and;

WHEREAS, the WEDC Grant can only provide up to 30% of project costs, and;

WHEREAS, the total estimated cost of the reconstruction of the Building and Improvements is $20,166,500, and;

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has committed $1,825,000 of funding in the Garver at Olbrich Botanical Complex project within the 2016 Parks Divi...

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