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File #: 2020-731    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 10/13/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 11/4/2020 Final action:
Title: CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 20-160 APPROVING THE CITY OF CARSON'S APPLICATION FOR PROPOSITION 68 STATEWIDE PARK DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS (CITY COUNCIL)
Sponsors: Community Services
Attachments: 1. Resolution No. 20-160, 2. Exhibit 2- Foisia Park Map, 3. Exhibit 3 - CarriageCrest
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Report to Mayor and City Council
Wednesday, November 04, 2020
Consent


SUBJECT:
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CONSIDER RESOLUTION NO. 20-160 APPROVING THE CITY OF CARSON'S APPLICATION FOR PROPOSITION 68 STATEWIDE PARK DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS (CITY COUNCIL)

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I. SUMMARY

Staff requests that the City Council approve Resolution No. 20-160 (Exhibit No. 1) authorizing submission of the City's grant application for a Statewide Park Development and Community Revitalization Program grant to renovate and enhance several areas within Foisia Park and Carriage Crest Park.


II. RECOMMENDATION
Recommendation

WAIVE further reading and ADOPT Resolution No. 20-160, "A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA, APPROVING THE APPLICATION FOR STATEWIDE PARK DEVELOPMENT AND COMMUNITY REVITALIZATION PROGRAM GRANT FUNDS"


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III. ALTERNATIVES

1. TAKE any other action the City Council deems appropriate.

IV. BACKGROUND

In 2018 voters in California passed the "Parks and Water Bond Act of 2018," commonly known as Proposition 68. A part of this measure is the Statewide Park Program (SPP), which allocates a portion of the bond funds to create, expand or renovate parks throughout the state through a competitive grant process. This highly competitive program is administered by State of California Department of Parks and Recreation, Office of Grants and Local Services (OGALS). The current round of grant funding, Round 4, is the last opportunity available to cities to submit an application to this program. Agencies can request between $200,000 to $8,500,000 to fund its desired project and it must be completed by June 30, 2025.
Foisia Park (Exhibit No. 2) and Carriage Crest Park (Exhibit No. 3) have been identified as having competitive potential for these funds.

Staff requests that City Council approve Resolution No. 20-160 to authorize submission of the City's grant application. The deadline to submit the City's application is Decembe...

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