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File #: 55435    Version: Name: Authorizing a one-time increase in the maximum award amount from the Healthy Retail Access Program for the Madison Oriental Market, LLC approved by the Madison Food Policy Council.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/11/2019 In control: Mayor's Office
On agenda: 5/14/2019 Final action: 5/14/2019
Enactment date: 5/17/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00387
Title: Amending Resolution, Legislative File No. 38465 to authorize a one-time increase in the maximum award amount from the Healthy Retail Access Program for the Madison Oriental Market, LLC approved by the Madison Food Policy Council.
Sponsors: Rebecca Kemble, Arvina Martin, Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Avra Reddy
Attachments: 1. 34565.pdf, 2. Healthy Retail WG Funding Rec - Madison Oriental Market 042919.pdf, 3. Madison Oriental Market_HRAP FINAL APP_April 2019.pdf, 4. 55435 v1.pdf, 5. Madison Oriental Market_HRAP Pres_MFPC 050119.pdf
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Amending Resolution, Legislative File No. 38465 to authorize a one-time increase in the maximum award amount from the Healthy Retail Access Program for the Madison Oriental Market, LLC approved by the Madison Food Policy Council.
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WHEREAS, On June 19, 2015 Common Council adopted RES-15-00521 to create the Healthy Retail Access Program and authorized the Madison Food Policy Council to make awards through this program of up to $100,000; and,

WHEREAS, Since that resolution was adopted, the Healthy Retail Access Program Fund has grown to $300,000 in annual appropriations within the Capital Budget; and,

WHEREAS, The Madison Food Policy Council has accepted an application from Madison Oriental Market, LLC to make substantial improvements to a small-footprint grocery store, which will provide affordable, healthy, and culturally relevant food products to Northside residents in the amount of $150,000 and on May 1, 2019 the Food Policy Council approved a tentative award; and,

WHEREAS, Madison Oriental Market, LLC is an operation that will be owned and operated by members of the Sherman Neighborhood; the owners are working with established organizations like the Northside Planning Council’s FEED Kitchens on technical assistance and store promotion; and the owners plan to hire diverse staff, creating culturally appropriate food preparation options; and,

WHEREAS, 69% of the total cost of business improvements for Madison Oriental Market, LLC -- building renovations, equipment purchases, inventory procurement, and other associated costs -- are being financed by the owners; and,

WHEREAS, The funds in the budget for the Healthy Retail Access Program currently total $420,517.00, clearly illustrating that there is more than adequate funding to support this award,

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED, That the Common Council authorizes the Madison Food Policy Council to make a Healthy Retail Access Program grant agreement awarding $150,0...

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