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File #: 65272    Version: 1 Name: Authorizing the City of Madison to submit an application, on behalf of Bayview Foundation, Inc., to the Dane County Urban Water Quality Grant Program; authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute agreements with Dane County and Bayview Foundation, Inc.
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/28/2021 In control: Community Development Division
On agenda: 5/18/2021 Final action: 5/18/2021
Enactment date: 5/24/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00372
Title: Amending the 2021 Adopted Operating Budget for the Community Development Division - Affordable Housing to accept $395,000 from the Dane County Urban Water Quality Grant Program; authorizing the City of Madison to submit an application, on behalf of Bayview Foundation, Inc., to the Dane County Urban Water Quality Grant Program to accept the grant award; and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute agreements with Dane County and Bayview Foundation, Inc. as appropriate.
Sponsors: Christian A. Albouras, Nikki Conklin, Barbara Harrington-McKinney, Gary Halverson, Yannette Figueroa Cole
Attachments: 1. UWQG Application page-Bayview.pdf, 2. Dane County Water Quality Grant Application for Bayview_Packet.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the City of Madison to accept a $395,000 grant from Dane County on behalf of Bayview Foundation, Inc. Dane County's UWQG Program requires a municipality to be the primary applicant for grant funds awarded through the program. Bayview will be responsible for the cost-sharing requirements for this program and shall not pass that responsibility on to the City of Madison. The Community Development Division’s 2021 Adopted Operating Budget will be amended upon successful receipt of the Dane County UWQG award.
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Amending the 2021 Adopted Operating Budget for the Community Development Division - Affordable Housing to accept $395,000 from the Dane County Urban Water Quality Grant Program; authorizing the City of Madison to submit an application, on behalf of Bayview Foundation, Inc., to the Dane County Urban Water Quality Grant Program to accept the grant award; and authorizing the Mayor and City Clerk to execute agreements with Dane County and Bayview Foundation, Inc. as appropriate.
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BACKGROUND

Bayview Foundation, Inc. is an affordable housing community with the mission to support its culturally diverse, low-income residents in realizing their aspirations by providing quality housing, fostering cultural pride, and building community through the arts, education and recreation. While the Bayview community thrives, its fifty-year-old infrastructure is seriously aging. A 2016 capital needs assessment of all the buildings on the site found that there are numerous infrastructure challenges and most, if not all, of the major structures would need to be fully renovated and/or rebuilt. Additionally, the neighborhood sits very close to lake levels and has been vulnerable to flooding. Bayview's Community Center floods every year, and the flood event in 2019 impacted the townhouses as well. After an extensive evaluation, it was decided that a full redevelopment is the Foundation's only financially feasible option for conti...

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