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File #: 65235    Version: 1 Name: 2021 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/27/2021 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Enactment date: 5/24/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00367
Title: Approving the 2021 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team and authorizing the Planning Division Director and Finance Director to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway, Syed Abbas, Gary Halverson, Charles Myadze
Attachments: 1. 2021NGP_PlanningRecomms.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes execution of grant agreements for the 2021 Neighborhood Grant Program. Planning Division Staff Review Team recommends awarding five grants totaling $16,890.00 as well as setting aside $13,110.00 for maintenance reserves. The total 2021 budget for the program is $30,000.00, consistent with prior year funding levels, is included within the Planning Division’s 2021 Adopted Operating Budget.
Title
Approving the 2021 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations made by the Staff Review Team and authorizing the Planning Division Director and Finance Director to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City
Body
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 8 eligible grant applications were submitted, requesting a total of $30,890.00; and

WHEREAS the City has been awarding Neighborhood Grants for over 20 years and some of the previously funded projects may require repairs or significant maintenance, so any funds not granted or spent each year are available for such work; 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 5 grants totaling $16,890.00 as well as setting aside $13,110.00 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 2021 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations and conditions made by the Planning Division Staff Review Team and authorizes the Planning Divi...

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