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File #: 51081    Version: 1 Name: Approving the 2018 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/3/2018 In control: FINANCE COMMITTEE
On agenda: 5/1/2018 Final action: 5/1/2018
Enactment date: 5/7/2018 Enactment #: RES-18-00352
Title: Approving the 2018 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team and authorizing the Planning Division Director, Finance Director and City Attorney to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City
Sponsors: Paul R. Soglin
Attachments: 1. 2018FinalGrtRecommendations.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes execution of grant agreements for the 2018 Neighborhood Grant Program, awarding six grants totaling $25,000 to various neighborhood organizations. Ten grant applications were submitted, requesting a total of $49,594. Planning’s 2018 Adopted Operating Budget includes $30,000 for the program, consistent with prior year funding levels.

Title

Approving the 2018 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team and authorizing the Planning Division Director, Finance Director and City Attorney to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City

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WHEREAS the Neighborhood Grant Program provides funds to neighborhood associations, business associations, and other neighborhood-based organizations for activities that promote strong neighborhoods, and includes grants for Community Enhancement projects and Neighborhood Leadership and Capacity-Building activities; and

 

WHEREAS ten (10) grant applications were submitted, (one of which was later withdrawn) requesting a total of $49,593.98; and

 

WHEREAS the Planning Division Staff Review Team convened to review applications and make recommendations for funding (including conditions to be included in the grant agreements); and

 

WHEREAS the Planning Division Staff Review Team recommends awarding six (6) grants totaling $25,000 as well as setting aside $5,000 for maintenance reserves, for a total budget of $30,000. A copy of said recommendations that are attached hereto and made a part hereof.

 

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council hereby approves the 2018 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations and conditions made by the Planning Division Staff Review Team and authorizes the Planning Division Director, Finance Director and City Attorney to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any unspent funds may be added to the maintenance reserve.