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File #: 45940    Version: 1 Name: State St Retail Improvement Grant Community Pharmacy, Madison Modern Mkt, Soap Opera & Triangle Mkt
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/31/2017 In control: BOARD OF ESTIMATES (ended 4/2017)
On agenda: 2/28/2017 Final action: 2/28/2017
Enactment date: 3/2/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00145
Title: Approving State Street District Retail Improvement Grant to Community Pharmacy, Calm Enterprises (Madison Modern Market), WI Soaps, LLC (Soap Opera) & Triangle Market.
Sponsors: Michael E. Verveer, Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. 1-30-2017 Report of the The Retail Improvemnt Grant Staff.pdf, 2. lease.pdf

Fiscal Note

These are the first awards of the State Street Retail District Improvement Grant Program in 2017. The 2017 Adopted Capital Budget included $440,000 for Retail Grants. Disbursement of funds for these projects of $1,742.93 will leave a balance of $438,257.10. This grant program is funded by Tax Increment District 32.

 

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Approving State Street District Retail Improvement Grant to Community Pharmacy, Calm Enterprises (Madison Modern Market), WI Soaps, LLC (Soap Opera) & Triangle Market.

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On October 6, 2015, the Common Council adopted Resolution ID # 39841 (Enactment # RES-15-00784), approving the State Street Retail District Improvement Grant Program to support and encourage retail businesses to reinvest in the downtown.  The grants are matching grants and will be provided in an amount up to 50% of the total project costs up to a maximum of $50,000 for a single business.  The State Street Retail District Improvement Grant Staff Team has reviewed the following Retail Improvement proposal and determined that it meets the requirements of the Program.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council does hereby approve the following State Street Retail Improvement Grant proposal:

 

Community Pharmacy

Calm Enterprises (Madison Modern Market)

WI Soaps, LLC (Soap Opera)

and Triangle Market

 

The scope of the work will includes lighting upgrades and minor electrical repairs.

 

Total project cost for all for applications is $3,486.70, of which $1,743.77 will be paid by the business owners. State Street District Improvement Grant Program is a matching grant not to exceed $50,000. As to date none of the businesses above have reached the max amount. Total funds approved from the State Street District Improvement Grant Program to date are $2,396.95.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the Mayor and City Clerk be and hereby are authorized to execute grant agreements with the grantees and any other documents necessary to complete these improvements.