Resolution # 2-2016
A RESOLUTION TO AUTORIZE THE SUBMISSION OF A LOCAL PARKS AND RECREATION
FUND (LPRF) GRANT APPLICATOIN FOR IMRPOVEMENTS AT ERIC HAROLD PARK.
the well-being of the citizens of the City of Norris is of the greatest importance; and;
all efforts shall be made to provide a safe, healthy play area for the citizens of the City of Norris and surrounding
WHEREAS, improvements to Eric Harold Park are needed in order
to enhance the lives of citizens through exceptional parks and recreation facilities:
WHEREAS, the State of Tennessee offers grants to local communities to finance recreational
improvements through its LPRF program;
WHEREAS, the City of Norris must
submit a formal application in order to be eligible for funding through the LPRF program, said application to request funding
for City Park improvements.
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the
Mayor and City Council of the City of Norris, the following:
That the City of Norris is hereby authorized to submit application for a 2016 LPRF grant not to exceed $50,000.
Section 2: That the City of Norris is hereby authorized to provide a matching
sum to serve as a match for any monies provided by this grant, up to $25,000 to be provided by an appropriation in the general
Section 3: That the City of Norris owns the
proposed location and acknowledges the Notice of Limitation of Use to be placed upon the land so that it will only be used
for public recreation;
Section 4: that the City of
Norris acknowledges the project must be completed within 2 years if the contract is awarded.
this the eleventh day of April, 2016.