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File #: 50813    Version: 1 Name: WEDC Grant Mautz Paint Site
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/2/2018 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 3/20/2018 Final action: 3/20/2018
Enactment date: 3/23/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00256
Title: Authorizing the City’s Economic Development Division to submit a grant application for $250,000 to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Community Development Investment Grant program to fund building renovation, demolition, and new construction costs on the former Mautz Paint site and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with WEDC to accept Community Development Investment Grant funding if it is awarded and a Memorandum of Understanding with the owners of the former Mautz Paint site for the use of the funds.
Sponsors: Marsha A. Rummel, Amanda Hall
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes applying for a $250,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Community Development Investment Grant program. The grant award will be transferred to the Owners of the former Mautz Paint site, located on the 1000 block of East Washington Avenue, to help fund infrastructure costs associated with the reuse of the Property. No City appropriation is required for the grant application. City costs associated with urban development of this area will be included in future operating and capital budgets subject to Common Council approval.
Title
Authorizing the City’s Economic Development Division to submit a grant application for $250,000 to the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Community Development Investment Grant program to fund building renovation, demolition, and new construction costs on the former Mautz Paint site and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to enter into a contract with WEDC to accept Community Development Investment Grant funding if it is awarded and a Memorandum of Understanding with the owners of the former Mautz Paint site for the use of the funds.
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WHEREAS, City of Madison staff are working with the owners (“Owners”) of the former Mautz Paint site, located on the 1000 block of East Washington Avenue, (“Property”) on plans for the reuse of the Property; and,

WHEREAS, one of the barriers to reusing the Property is the need to fund building renovation, demolition, and new construction costs on the site; and,

WHEREAS, The Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (WEDC) Community Development Investment Grant program provides funding to Wisconsin municipalities to fund costs needed to facilitate downtown community development, increased job opportunities, increased property values and/or leveraged private investment; and

WHEREAS, The proposed development project is well aligned with the goals of the Community Development Investment Program,

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