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File #: 70629    Version: 1 Name: Approving the 2022 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/21/2022 In control: Department of Planning and Community and Economic Development
On agenda: 4/19/2022 Final action: 4/19/2022
Enactment date: 4/25/2022 Enactment #: RES-22-00308
Title: Approving the 2022 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations, authorizing the execution of agreements required to administer the program, authorizing the Planning Division Director and Finance Director to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City, and authorizing the acceptance of any grant-funded improvements to be located on City-owned lands.
Sponsors: Satya V. Rhodes-Conway
Attachments: 1. 2022NGP_PlanningRecomms.pdf
Fiscal Note
The proposed resolution authorizes the City’s execution of grant agreements for the 2022 Neighborhood Grant Program. The 2022 program awards seven grants, totaling $16,386.42, to various community groups that support neighborhoods. The Planning Division’s 2022 adopted operating budget includes $30,000 for the Neighborhood Grant Program, consistent with prior year funding. No additional City appropriation is required.
Title
Approving the 2022 Neighborhood Grant Program recommendations, authorizing the execution of agreements required to administer the program, authorizing the Planning Division Director and Finance Director to execute grant agreements on behalf of the City, and authorizing the acceptance of any grant-funded improvements to be located on City-owned lands.
Body
WHEREAS, the Neighborhood Grant Program provides funds to neighborhood associations, business associations, and other community groups 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 $24,986.42; 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 grant applications, make recommendations for funding, and determine conditions to be included in the associated grant agreements; and

WHEREAS, it is common for some of the grant applications to request the use of City-owned lands for the location of a neighborhood project; for example, parks, greenways, stormwater outlots, bike paths, and/or public right-of-way; and

WHEREAS, applications requesting the use of City-owned lands shall require additional review by applicable City ...

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