AGENDA MEMORANDUM

 

Meeting Date:           May 27, 2008

 

From:                          Darel W. Craine, Deputy Director, Environmental Services

 

Subject:                      Resolution authorizing an agreement for grant funding with St. Johns River Water Management District (Contract #24851) for Lake Harris Water Quality Improvement Project for Lake Lucerne Stormwater Best Management Practices

 

 

Staff Recommendation:

Staff recommends approval of an agreement for grant funding with SJRWMD for Lake Harris Water Quality Improvement Project for Lake Lucerne Stormwater Best Management Practices.

 

Analysis:

This contract will secure St. Johns River Water Management District (SJRWMD) grant funding not to exceed $75,985.00 in matching funds for the construction of the Lake Lucerne Stormwater Project.  The Lake Lucerne Best Management Practices Project will reduce nutrient loads to Lake Lucerne and ultimately to Lake Harris.  This effort will contribute positively to the long-term State water quality improvement goals.

 

Options:

1.  Approve the agreement with SJRWMD, or,

2.  Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate

 

Fiscal Impact

The City of Leesburg is responsible for engineering and design costs for the project.  Engineering, surveying and permitting is estimated to be $70,000.  These monies will be used as matching funds for this grant.  Construction will be funded by this grant and is included in FY 2008-2009 CIP.

 

Submission Date and Time:    5/22/2008 11:48 AM____

Department: _Environmental Services___

Prepared by:  _Darel W. Craine________                     

Attachments:         Yes__x__   No ______

Advertised:   ____Not Required ______                     

Dates:   __________________________                      

Attorney Review :       Yes_x__  No ____

                                                

_________________________________           

Revised 6/10/04

 

Reviewed by: Dept. Head _DWC___

 

Finance  Dept. __________________                                     

                              

Deputy C.M. _________EFS______                                                                         

Submitted by:

City Manager ___________________

 

Account No. _014-5171-537-6310__

 

Project No. __140002____________

 

WF No. _____515262___________

 

Budget  _____$240,000___________

Available ____­$240,000___________


 

RESOLUTION NO._______________

 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE CONTRACT #24851 WITH ST. JOHNS RIVER WATER MANAGEMENT DISTRICT FOR LAKE HARRIS WATER QUALITY IMPROVEMENT PROJECT FOR LAKE LUCERNE STORMWATER BEST MANAGEMENT PRACTICES; 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 St. Johns River Water Management District whose address is 4049 Reid Street, P. O. Box 1429, Palatka, FL 32178-1429, for Lake Harris Water Quality Improvement Project grant funding.

 

             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 __May_____ 2008.

 

 

 

                                                                            __________________________

                                                                             Mayor

 

ATTEST:

 

 

__________________________

City Clerk