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File #: 46802    Version: 1 Name: Approving the provision of up to $150,000 in 2017 Emerging Opportunities Program (EOP) funds to agencies and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into agreements with those agencies to implement the designated projects.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/11/2017 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 5/2/2017 Final action: 5/2/2017
Enactment date: 5/8/2017 Enactment #: RES-17-00385
Title: Approving the provision of up to $150,000 in 2017 Emerging Opportunities Program (EOP) funds to agencies and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into agreements with those agencies to implement the designated projects.
Sponsors: Amanda Hall, Matthew J. Phair, Shiva Bidar, Marsha A. Rummel
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the 2017 awards for the Emerging Opportunities Program (EOP). The 2017 Adopted Operating Budget includes $150,000 for the continuation of the program that began in 2013. Through the RFP process CDD received 37 applications totaling $607,566. The proposed awards provide grants to 15 organizations with an average grant award of $10,000.
Title
Approving the provision of up to $150,000 in 2017 Emerging Opportunities Program (EOP) funds to agencies and authorizing the Mayor and the City Clerk to enter into agreements with those agencies to implement the designated projects.
Body
The adopted 2017 Community Development Division (CDD) Operating Budget included $150,000 in Community Agency Contracts expenditures for projects to be funded with Emerging Opportunities Program funds, as established in RES-13-00574 (Legistar # 30635, 7/22/2013).

WHEREAS, the adopted 2017 CD Division Operating Budget included $150,000 in program expenditures for EOP-funded Community Agency Contracts; and

WHEREAS, the CD Division issued a 2017 Request for Proposals solicitation with an application due date of February 27, 2017; and,

WHEREAS, the Division received 37 proposals in response to the RFP making requests totaling $607,566; and

WHEREAS, the Community Development Division Conference Committee reviewed the 37 proposals and developed the following recommended allocation plan to utilize EOP funds at its meeting on April 3, 2017:

Catholic Multicultural Center: up to $10,000 for immigration legal services and outreach.

Center for Resilient Cities: up to $10,000 for the Hmong Language and Cultural Enrichment Program to enhance Hmong students’ academic success and college preparedness through learning about their home language and culture.

Centro Hispano: up to $12,000 for the New Routes to Adults program to support and enhance jail diversion efforts related to AODA (Alcohol and Other Drug Abuse) services for the Latino comm...

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