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File #: 63908    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to apply for a Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG -DR), administered by the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources (DEHC
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 1/26/2021 In control: Community Development Division
On agenda: 2/2/2021 Final action: 2/23/2021
Enactment date: 3/3/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00135
Title: Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to apply for a Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG -DR), administered by the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources (DEHCR), to cost-share the reconstruction of a portion of the Wexford Pond and Greenway system. (19th AD)
Sponsors: Christian A. Albouras, Samba Baldeh, Zachary Henak, Keith Furman, Sheri Carter, Syed Abbas
Attachments: 1. NOFA CDBG DR.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes applying for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Disaster Recovery Program grant to fund part of the reconstruction of the Wexford Pond and Greenway system. It is necessary for the Common Council to approve the preparation and filing of the grant application for the City of Madison to receive funds from this program. The CDBG-DR grant will partially fund the reconstruction project and does not require cost share. Additional expenses not covered by the grant will be funded by the Stormwater Utility’s 2020 adopted capital budget (project #12750). No additional funding is required.
Title
Authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to apply for a Community Development Block Grant Disaster Recovery Program (CDBG -DR), administered by the State of Wisconsin Department of Administration (DOA) Division of Energy, Housing and Community Resources (DEHCR), to cost-share the reconstruction of a portion of the Wexford Pond and Greenway system. (19th AD)
Body
PREAMBLE
The City of Madison Engineering Division is developing watershed models and design solutions to reconstruct the storm water ponds and greenways in the Wexford Pond and Greenway system on the west side of the City. Properties in the Wexford neighborhood and surrounding area have historically flooded, including apartment buildings with underground parking, causing significant damage. The reconstructed ponds and greenways will help enhance reduce flood impacts in this area and as part of the larger regional flood mitigation plan for the Pheasant Branch watershed.
The City is applying for a CDBG-DR grant to partially fund the reconstruction of the project. The CDBG-DR grant does not require cost share and additional expenses not covered by the CDBG-DR shall be paid for under the currently budgeted in the 2021 Adopted Stormwater Utility Capital Improvement Plan.
WHEREAS, Federal monies are available under the CDBG-DR program, administered by the Wisconsin Depart...

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