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File #: 65482    Version: 1 Name: WEDC CDI Grant for Red Caboose Child Care Center
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 5/10/2021 In control: Economic Development Division
On agenda: 6/1/2021 Final action: 6/1/2021
Enactment date: 6/7/2021 Enactment #: RES-21-00383
Title: Authorizing the acceptance of a grant for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Community Development Investment Grant program, authorizing contracts with WEDC and Red Caboose Child Care Center, Inc. for the use of the funds, and amending the 2021 Adopted Operating Budget for Economic Development Division-Office of Business Resources’ purchased services. (6th AD)
Sponsors: Brian Benford, Jael Currie, Lindsay Lemmer, Syed Abbas
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes acceptance of a $250,000 grant from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) to fund a portion of the Owner’s (Red Caboose Child Care Center, Inc.) costs of building renovation, demolition, and new construction located at 2340 Winnebago St. The Economic Development Division’s 2021 adopted operating budget will be amended in the amount of the grant award and the award will be deposited into and disbursed through the City’s Grants fund. No additional City appropriation is required.
Title
Authorizing the acceptance of a grant for $250,000 from the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) Community Development Investment Grant program, authorizing contracts with WEDC and Red Caboose Child Care Center, Inc. for the use of the funds, and amending the 2021 Adopted Operating Budget for Economic Development Division-Office of Business Resources’ purchased services. (6th AD)
Body
WHEREAS, City of Madison staff is working with Red Caboose Child Care Center, Inc., the owners (the “Owners”) of the site located at 2340 Winnebago St, (the “Property”) on plans for the reuse of the Property; and,

WHEREAS, one of the barriers to reusing the Property is the need to fund building renovation, demolition, and new construction costs on the site; and,

WHEREAS, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation’s (“WEDC”) Community Development Investment (CDI) Grant program provides funding to Wisconsin municipalities to fund costs needed to facilitate downtown community development, increased job opportunities, increased property values and/or leveraged private investment; and

WHEREAS, WEDC has awarded a CDI Grant in the amount of $250,000 to fund a portion of the Owner’s costs of building renovation, demolition, and new construction costs on the Property.

NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Madison is authorized to accept a grant for $250,000 from WEDC’s Community Development Investment Grant Program ...

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