AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           May 22, 2006

 

From:                          Bruce Ericson, Director of Recreation & Parks

 

Subject:                      Resolution Authorizing Grant Application Funding from Lake County Parks and Recreation Partnership Grant.

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends the approval of the attached resolution for application, submission and acceptance, if awarded, of grant funds from Lake County to construct approximately one-1 mile of trail on the Fountain Lake Trail site described in the adopted Leesburg Trails Master Plan.

 

Analysis:

 

Staff is requesting grant funding up to $150,000, to be matched by the City of Leesburg’s 10 year CIP allocations of $200,000 pera year for the next 9 yearsby $150,000 of the anticipated $200,000 line item appropriation in the FY 06-07 Annual Budget.  It is anticipated that all of the $200,000 line item will be spent on this section of trail.

 

The following are funding allocations and approximate costs for the construction of the new Fountain Lake Trail are listed below..

 

Funding available

 

NOTE:  What is the source of this carry forward?

 

$      80,000

 05-06 Carry Forward

 $     200,000

 06-07 Budget

 $     150,000

 FRDAP

 $     150,000

 County Grant

 $     580,000

 Total

 

Project expenditures are as follows:

 

 

 

Design (incl. survey)

 $                  75,000

 

Construction

 $                425,000

 

Landscaping

 $                  30,000

 

Contingency

 $                  50,000

 

Total

 $                580,000

 

 

 

 

???

Total Cost/lf:

 $ 149.50

 

Total Cost/lf:

$149.50

 

Options:

1.         Approve application, submission and acceptance, if awarded, funds from Lake County up to $150,000 to construct the Fountain Lake Trail described in the adopted Leesburg Trails Master Plan.

2.         Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

The improvements which are the subject matter of this grant application will be funded from Lake County Parks and Recreation Partnership Grant, the City of Leesburg’s General Fund,CIP budget and FRDAP grants.  The benefits of the grant will prove positive, as many needed amenities will be provieded without additional expenditures to the City.

 

Funding available

 

$      80,000

 05-06 Carry Forward

 $     200,000

 06-07 Budget

 $     150,000

 FRDAP

 $     150,000

 County Grant

 $     580,000

 Total

 

Project expenditures are as follows:

 

 

 

Design (incl. survey)

 $                  75,000

 

Construction

 $                425,000

 

Landscaping

 $                  30,000

 

Contingency

 $                  50,000

 

Total

 $                580,000

 

 

 

 

 

Total Cost/lf:

$149.50

 

NOTE:  WHAT IS THE SOURCE OF THE CARYFORWARD?

 

Submission Date and Time:    5/18/2006 3:09 PM5/17/2006 2:52 PM5/15/2006 3:24 PM5/15/2006 11:32 AM5/12/2006 9:44 AM5/11/2006 3:25 PM5/11/2006 1:47 PM5/11/2006 8:49 AM5/10/2006 5:16 PM____

 

Department: _Recreation & Parks_

Prepared by:  Troy Houtman_____                     

Attachments:         Yes_X_   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No ____

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager _______RS____________

 

Account No. _031-8124-572-6310__

 

Project No. _ __WF 65420_654___20_____________

 

WF No. _____65420___         ___________________

 

Budget  _____  $218,450_________________

 

Available _____$55,000________________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA, AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AND AGREEMENT WITH LAKE COUNTY TO PROVIDE FUNDING THROUGH THE PARK AND RECREATION REGIONAL PARTNERSHIP GRANT FOR UP TO $150,000 WITH MATCHING FUNDS FROM THE CITY OF LEESBURG FOR THE PURPOSE OF CONSTRUCTING THE ONE MILE LONG FOUNTAIN LAKE TRAIL 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 $150,000 with matching funds from City of Leesburg, for the construction of the Fountain Lake Trail described in the adopted 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 __22nd___ day of __May_______ 2006

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

_____________________________________

City Clerk