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File #: 65136    Version: 1 Name: NLC Grant
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/16/2021 In control: Clerk's Office
On agenda: Final action: 4/20/2021
Enactment date: 4/26/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00269
Title: Amending the Clerk's 2021 Adopted Operating Budget and authorizing the acceptance of a $20,000 grant from the National League of Cities.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Date Ver.Action ByActionResultAction DetailsMeeting DetailsWatch
4/20/20211 COMMON COUNCIL Adopt Unanimously Under Suspension of Rules 2.04, 2.24, & 2.25Pass Action details Meeting details Not available
4/16/20211 Clerk's Office RECOMMEND TO COUNCIL TO ADOPT UNDER SUSPENSION OF RULES 2.04, 2.24, & 2.25 - (15 VOTES REQUIRED) - REPORT OF OFFICER  Action details Meeting details Not available
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the acceptance of a $20,000 grant from the National League of Cities, and amends the City Clerk's Office 2021 Adopted Operating Budget. The amendment increases the Clerk's Office purchased services budget by $20,000 to support payments to local partners conducting an equity analysis on how to deepen non-partisan census education and civic engagement with historically undercounted groups.
Title
Amending the Clerk's 2021 Adopted Operating Budget and authorizing the acceptance of a $20,000 grant from the National League of Cities.
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WHEREAS, the mission of the City Clerk's Office is to provie equitable access to open government by promoting the inclusion and full participation of all residents in the democratic process; and

WHEREAS, the City Clerk's Office has applied for and been awarded a $20,000 National League of Cities Institute's Census & Local Democracy Grant to conduct an equity analysis on how to deepen non-partisan census education and civic engagement with historically undercounted groups by leveraging the momentum, infrastructure, and network of trusted community partners during the 2020 Census; and

WHEREAS, the City Clerk's Office plans to work with community partners to develop increased non-partisan civic engagement leadership among historically under-engaged and under-represented community groups, neighborhoods, and residents as the City of Madison prepares for the final Town of Madison Attachment; and

WHEREAS, the City of Madison has established racial equity and social justice as a core principle in all its decisions, policies, and functions;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the Mayor is authorized to execute any documents necessary to carry out the terms of the grant agreement in a form to be approved by the City Attorney; and

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the 2021 Adopted Operating Budget is amended to appropriate $20,000 from a National League of Cities Grant in the City Clerk's Offi...

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