Resolution # 5-2014        

 

A RESOLUTION BY THE CITY OF NORRIS CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZING THE NORRIS WATER COMMISSION TO APPLY FOR AND PROVIDE MATCH FUNDS FOR THE 2015 COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT

 

WHEREAS,    the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program as administered by the State of Tennessee offers grants to local jurisdiction to fund sewer and water line extensions, sewer and water system upgrades, as well as community livability projects, and

 

WHEREAS,    the Norris Water Commission would like to apply for a wastewater project with a grant limit of $300,000, and

 

WHEREAS, the match for the 2015 (CDBG) for Norris Water Commission is 13% or $44,828.00. 

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Norris hereby commits to applying for Community Development Block Grant funds, not to exceed $300,000

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City of Norris will commit to provide matching funds in the amount of 13% or $44,828.00 of the total eligible project costs. The total CDBG grant application will not exceed the amount of $344,828.00.  The Norris Water Commission that is granted the application will pay the matching amount. 

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the City of Norris has selected East Tennessee Development District to assist in the application and administration of the proposed project.

 

Duly passed and approved this 8th day of December, 2014