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File #: 58001    Version: 1 Name: Northside Planning Council & MadWorc; 2019 CBO Funds / Cooperative Enterprise Development Program
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/29/2019 In control: Economic Development Division
On agenda: 11/19/2019 Final action: 11/19/2019
Enactment date: 11/25/2019 Enactment #: RES-19-00786
Title: Resolution approving up to $30,000 each in Community Based Organization funds for the Worker Cooperative program to Northside Planning Council and MadWorc.
Sponsors: Grant Foster, Syed Abbas, Christian A. Albouras, Samba Baldeh, Shiva Bidar, Sheri Carter, Tag Evers, Keith Furman, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Patrick W. Heck, Zachary Henak, Lindsay Lemmer, Arvina Martin, Donna V. Moreland, Sally Rohrer, Marsha A. Rummel, Paul E. Skidmore, Michael J. Tierney, Michael E. Verveer
Attachments: 1. Northside Planning Council.pdf, 2. MadWorC.pdf, 3. FILE ID 55371.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes disbursements up to $30,000 each to the Northside Planning Council and MadWorC (Madison Worker Cooperatives) from the Cooperative Enterprise Development capital program for a total of $60,000. The current available budget authority for the Cooperative Enterprise Development capital program in Economic Development’s capital budget is approximately $295,000. No additional City appropriation is required.
Title
Resolution approving up to $30,000 each in Community Based Organization funds for the Worker Cooperative program to Northside Planning Council and MadWorc.
Body
WHEREAS, the Common Council approved (Enactment RES-19-00363 4/30/2019) a Scope of Services for the technical assistance programming of the Cooperative Enterprise Development Program that includes $60,000 in funds to be used for community based organizations (CBOs) with the condition these funds be approved by Council for distribution; and

WHEREAS, the Madison Cooperative Development Coalition issued a 2019 Request for Proposals solicitation with an application due date of August 23, 2019 that requested proposals for CBOs with the following goals:
· to address MCDC goals by building the capacity of community-based organizations to help create and support worker owned cooperatives
· Support for community organizing to identify potential worker owned cooperative groups
· Workshop and education program development around the worker cooperative model
· Support for integrating the cooperative model into existing business or entrepreneurship training programs.
· Support for staff training and capacity building to help organize cooperatives
· Support for providing assistance to cooperative start-up groups ; and,
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WHEREAS, MCDC received 6 proposals in response to the RFP making requests totaling $160,000; and

WHEREAS, a RFP review panel of City staff and community leaders reviewed the 6 proposals and, at the meeting on October 4, 2019 developed the foll...

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