A Resolution of the City Council Homer, Alaska, Authorizes the City Manager to Make a Formal U.S. Fish & Wildlife “Learning Landscape” Grant Application and Execute a Grant Agreement for the Completion Landscaping at Karen Hornaday Park Playground in the Amount of up to $25,000, 50% of Which will be Matched with Labor/Material in-kind Contributions from Participating Organizations and Individuals. City Manager/Public Works Director.
CITY OF HOMER
City Manager/Public Works Director
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF HOMER, ALASKA, AUTHORIZING THE CITY MANAGER TO APPLY FOR AND ACCEPT A U.S. FISH & WILDLIFE LEARNING LANDSCAPE GRANT WITH 50% IN-KIND MATCHING REQUIREMENT UP TO $25,000 FOR THE PURPOSE OF COMPLETING LANDSCAPING IMPROVEMENTS AT KAREN HORNADAY PARK PLAYGROUND.
WHEREAS, The Parks and Recreation Advisory Commission has identified landscaping as a priority in implementing the Karen Hornaday Park master plan; and
WHEREAS, The City has been offered a “Learning Landscape” grant in the amount up to $25,000 through U.S. Fish & Wildlife; and
WHEREAS, Center for Alaskan Coastal Studies (CACS), Homer Soil and Water Conservation District, the Homer Playground Project (HoPP), and other organizations have expressed interest in providing in-kind labor/material contributions for the matching portion of the grant as outlined in Memorandum 12-085.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council of Homer, Alaska, authorizes the City Manager to make a formal U.S. Fish & Wildlife “Learning Landscape” grant application and execute a grant agreement for the completion landscaping at Karen Hornaday Park Playground in the amount of up to $25,000, 50% of which will be matched with labor/material in-kind contributions from participating organizations and individuals.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of Homer, Alaska, this 29th day of May, 2012.
CITY OF HOMER
JAMES C. HORNADAY, MAYOR
JO JOHNSON, CMC, CITY CLERK
Fiscal Note: N/A