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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. 

 

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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.

 

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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 vision and strategy for growth that generates tangible benefits to communities throughout Dane County; and

 

WHEREAS, the CARPC has offered to donate $12,500 towards the remaining local match; and

 

WHEREAS, APM 1-1 requires specific Common Council approval authorizing the mayor and city clerk to enter into a contract and to accept a grant award.

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Mayor and City Clerk are authorized to execute an agreement with the CARPC to accept the grant award discussed above and to work with the CARPC on using UrbanFootprint to analyze A Greater Madison Vision scenarios; and,

 

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Planning Division 2016 Adopted Capital Budget is amended to appropriate $12,500 from private donations to support purchased services expenditures for the proposed project.