of the attached resolution for application,
submission and acceptance, if awarded grant
funds from Lake County to place amenities of benches, signage, ,
exercise stations and bulletin boards along the 1
mile length of trail on the Fountain Lake Trail site described
in the adopted Leesburg Trails Master Plan.
Staff is requesting grant funding up to $20,000 matched by the City’s $20,000 in annual operating funds for new trail and park equipment.
The following are funding allocations and approximate costs for the construction of the new Fountain Lake Trail.
Fountain Lake Amenities Budget
2 Drinking Fountain @ $1500 $ 3,000
10 Benches @ $900 $ 9,000
15 Trash Receptacles @ $466 $ 7,000
1 Bulletin Board @ $1000 $ 1,000
25 Signage @ $200 $ 5,000
s Dispensers for dogs @ $500 $
10 Exercise stations $14,000
Grand Total for this project $40,000
Funding $20,000 From
City’s operational budget for Park and trail improvements $20,000 From
Lake County’s Recreation Facilities Grant Program $40,000 Total amount of funding available
improvements which are the subject matter of this grant application will be
funded from Lake County Parks and
Recreation Partnership Grant and the
City of Leesburg’s annual operational budget. The benefits of the
grant will prove positive, as many needed amenities will be provi
without additional expenditures to the City.
Advertised: ____Not Required ______
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. __________________
Deputy C.M. ___________________
City Manager ___________________
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WF No. ______________________
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT AND ACCEPTANCE IF APPROVED WITH LAKE COUNTY TO PROVIDE FUNDING THROUGH THE RECREATION FACILITIES GRANT PROGRAM FOR UP TO $20,000 WITH MATCHING FUNDS FROM THE CITY OF LEESBURG FOR THE PURPOSE OF PURCHASING AND INSTALLING AMENITIES ALONG THE ONE MILE LONG FOUNTAIN LAKE TRIAL DESCRIBED IN THE LEESBURG TRAILS MASTER PLAN; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:
THAT the Mayor and City Clerk are hereby authorized to execute an agreement with Lake County whose address is P.O. Box 7800, Tavares, Florida for the purpose of submission, acceptance and approval of the attached grant application for up to $20,000 with matching funds from the City of Leesburg. If approved, grant funding will provide for the purchase and installation of amenities along the one mile Fountain Lake Trail described in the Leesburg Trails Master Plan.
THAT this resolution shall become effective immediately.
PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Commission of the City of Leesburg,
Florida, at a regular meeting held the
day of _