Staff recommends approval of a contract for grant funding from Lake County Water Authority for the Lake Lucerne Sediment Box Project.
This contract will secure Lake County Water Authority grant funding in an amount not to exceed $50,815.00 in matching funds for construction of 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.
1. Approve the resolution, or,
2. Such alternative action as the Commission may deem appropriate
The City of Leesburg is responsible for engineering and design costs for the project. Engineering, surveying and permitting is estimated to be $70,000.00. These monies will be used as matching funds for this grant. Construction will be funded by this grant and is included in FY 2008-09 CIP.
Department: _Environmental Services___
Prepared by: _Darel W. Craine_______
Attachments: Yes__x__ No ______
Advertised: ____Not Required ______
Attorney Review : Yes__x_ No ____
Reviewed by: Dept. Head ________
Finance Dept. ________JB________
Deputy C.M. _______EFS___________
City Manager ___________________
Account No. _014-5171-537-6310___
Project No. __140002_____________
WF No. _____515262 - 002________
Available _ __$240,000____________
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COMMISSION OF THE CITY OF LEESBURG, FLORIDA AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR AND CITY CLERK TO EXECUTE AN AGREEMENT FOR GRANT FUNDING WITH LAKE COUNTY WATER AUTHORITY FOR THE LAKE LUCERNE SEDIMENT BOX PROJECT; 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 Water Authority whose address is 107 N. Lake Avenue, Tavares, FL 32778-3119, for grant funding for the Lake Lucerne stormwater project.
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 _13th ____ day of _October________ 2008.