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File #: 44623    Version: Name: Accept a Grant Award
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/28/2016 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 10/18/2016 Final action: 10/18/2016
Enactment date: 10/20/2016 Enactment #: RES-16-00780
Title: SUBSTITUTE-Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission to accept a grant award to the Planning and Community and Economic Development Department (PCED) discussed in File ID 36321 and amending the Planning Division 2016 Adopted Capital Budget accordingly.
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. 44623 v. 1.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the acceptance of a $12,500 grant from the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission (CARPC). These funds will be used for a collaborative effort utilizing the Urban Footprint tool as part of the ‘Greater Madison Vision’ planning process that will be coordinated by CARPC. The $12,500 grant will serve as a local match to utilize remaining funding from the 2015 TIGER grant award for the project.

Title
SUBSTITUTE-Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute an agreement with the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission to accept a grant award to the Planning and Community and Economic Development Department (PCED) discussed in File ID 36321 and amending the Planning Division 2016 Adopted Capital Budget accordingly.

Body
WHEREAS, the Common Council adopted Resolution RES-15-00078 (ID # 36321) on January 20, 2015, amending the budget of the Planning and Community and Economic Development agency (PCED) entitled “Urban Footprint Scenario Transit Oriented Planning,” with authorized expenditures of $575,000 comprised, in part, of a $25,000 grant from the University of Wisconsin System as part of the State Smart Transportation Initiative; and

WHEREAS, the Common Council adopted Resolution RES-16-00324, accepting a $25,000 grant from the University of Wisconsin System, on May 3, 2016; and

WHEREAS, the Transportation Investment Generating Economic Recovery (TIGER) grant agreement (Award No. WI-79-1001) with the Federal Transit Administration call for $300,000 of local matching funds; and

WHEREAS, the City has committed $250,000 and the University of Wisconsin has committed $25,000, leaving $25,000 yet to be committed; and

WHEREAS, the City has offered to collaborate with the Capital Area Regional Planning Commission (CARPC) on using UrbanFootprint to evaluate growth scenarios generated by the CARPC as part of its upcoming “A Greater Madison Vision” planning process, which aims to establish a shared regional vi...

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