A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE APPLICATION FOR A GRANT FROM THE TENNESSEE LOCAL PARKS AND RECREATION
the City of Norris supports all attempts to improve recreation opportunities within the City; and
WHEREAS, the Tennessee Local Parks
and Recreation Fund (LPRF), as administered by the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation offers grants to local
governments for partial financing of improvements made to local recreational facilities; and
WHEREAS, City of Norris has funds from a local business organization
to provide necessary matching funds that will be used to satisfy the fifty percent (50%) funding match required by the LPRF
for all proposed improvements,
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Norris City Council hereby authorizes the City Manager to
prepare an application to the Tennessee Department of Environment and Conservation, Recreation Educational Services under
the LPRF program to fund the proposed improvements that will be made at the Oak Road Park, and that work will be completed
within two years of grant award. The application would seek grant funds not to exceed an amount of $20,000, with matching
amount not to exceed $20,000 as already provided by a local business organization. Property used for LPRF
grants will be compliant with the Notice of Limitation of Use.
RESOLVED, this the thirteenth day of February 2012.