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File #: 55062    Version: 1 Name: Approving the 2019 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/13/2019 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 4/16/2019 Final action: 4/16/2019
Enactment date: 4/22/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00313
Title: Approving the 2019 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team and authorizing the Planning Division Director to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City
Sponsors: Samba Baldeh
Attachments: 1. 2019NGP_Recommendations.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes execution of grant agreements for the 2019 Neighborhood Grant Program. The 2019 program awards six grants, totaling $26,130, to various neighborhood organizations. Eight grant applications, requesting a total of $37,630, were submitted and reviewed by a Planning Division Staff Review team. The total 2019 operating budget includes $30,000 for the program, which is consistent with prior year funding levels. No additional City appropriation is required.
Title
Approving the 2019 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team and authorizing the Planning Division Director to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City
Body
WHEREAS the Neighborhood Grant Program provides funds to neighborhood associations, business associations, and other neighborhood-based organizations, including groups of 5 or more residents coming together to complete a neighborhood project, for activities that promote strong neighborhoods, and includes grants for Community Enhancement projects and Neighborhood Leadership and Capacity-Building activities; and

WHEREAS eight (8) eligible grant applications were submitted, requesting a total of $37,630.00; 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 6 grants totaling $26,130.00 as well as setting aside $3,870.00 for maintenance reserves, for a total budget of $30,000.00, for the projects described and to the grantees listed in the attached spreadsheet.

NOW THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED that the Common Council approves the 2019 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations and conditions made by the Planning Division Staff Review Team as shown in the attached spreadsheet, and authorizes the Planning Division Director to execute grant agreements with the grantees and ...

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