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File #: 60451    Version: 1 Name: Approving the 2020 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/11/2020 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 6/16/2020 Final action: 6/16/2020
Enactment date: 6/22/2020 Enactment #: RES-20-00460
Title: Approving the 2020 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. 2020NGP_PlanningRecs.pdf

Fiscal Note

The proposed resolution authorizes execution of grant agreements for the 2020 Neighborhood Grant Program. The 2020 Adopted Budget includes $30,000 in the Planning Division (Service: Neighborhood Planning Preservation & Design-Major: Purchased Services) for annual neighborhood grants. The 2020 program awards $23,661.24 to various neighborhood organizations.

Title

Approving the 2020 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team

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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 11 eligible grant applications were submitted, requesting a total of $31,080.24; 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 10 grants totaling $23,661.24 as well as setting aside $6,338.76 for maintenance reserves, for a total budget of $30,000.00. 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 2020 Neighborhood Grant Program funding recommendations and conditions made by the Planning Division Staff Review Team and authorizes the Planning Division Director to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City of Madison to effctuate said grants, upon countersignature of the Finance Director and approval of the City Attorney.

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that any unspent funds may be added to the maintenance reserve, or be used for purposes that are consistent with the Planning Division’s Placemaking Fund.