AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

 

Meeting Date:           November 27, 2006

 

From:                          Paul Kalv, Electric Director   

 

Subject:                      Resolution accepting Grant Funding from Workforce Central Florida, Inc.

 

 

Staff Recommendation:       

Staff recommends approval to accept a Grant in an amount not to exceed $5,921.55 from Workforce Central Florida to fund 50% percent of the tuition expenses for seven electrical workers enrolled in the Apprentice Lineman Educational Program.

 

Analysis:

For the past five years, the City has fully funded the educational expenses for electrical workers enrolled in the Apprentice Lineman Program administered by the Lake Sumter Community College.

 

This year staff made application to Workforce Central Florida for a grant to fund 50% of the educational expenses for seven electrical workers enrolled in the Apprentice Lineman Program.  Funds will be used to pay tuition expenses to Lake Sumter Community College.  Funds are awarded as matching funds.

 

Options:

1.  Accept funds that have been awarded.

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

City’s match of $5,921.55 will provide educational funding for the Electric Department’s Apprentice Program (7 Apprentices).

 

Submission Date and Time:    11/22/2006 12:53 PM____

Department: _Electric_______________

Prepared by:  _Sabrina Hubbell_______                     

Attachments:         Yes__X_   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required __X___                      

Dates:   __________________________                     

Attorney Review :       Yes___  No __X_

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head _Paul Kalv

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. ___________________                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager _______RS____________

 

Account No. _04110625315450____

 

Project No. __415880___________

 

WF No. ______________________

 

Budget  _____$11,843.07_________

 

Available ____$11,843.07_________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA ACCEPTING GRANT FUNDING FROM WORKFORCE CENTRAL FLORIDA, INC. FOR FIFTY PERCENT OF TUITION EXPENSES FOR SEVEN ELECTRICAL WORKERS ENROLLED IN THE APPRENTICE LINEMAN EDUCATIONAL PROGRAM AT LAKE SUMTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

 

 

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA:

 

            THAT the Commission  hereby accepts 50% grant funding from  Workforce Central Florida whose address is 1097 Sand Pond Road, Suite 1009, Lake Mary, Florida 32746, for matching funds for the Electric Department’s Apprentice Lineman Educational Program, not to exceed $5,921.55.

 

             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 __27th___ day of _November______ 2006.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk