Resolution 1-2011         

 

A RESOLUTION BY THE CITY OF NORRIS CITY COUNCIL AUTHORIZING THE NORRIS WATER COMMISSION TO APPLY FOR AND PROVIDE MATCH FUNDS FOR THE 2011 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 water project with a grant limit of $250,000.00, and

 

WHEREAS,     the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program also offers a

3% deduction in the percentage match for three star communities and

 

WHEREAS,     the match for the 2011 (CDBG) for Norris Water Commission is 16% or

 $40,000.00 and the deduction of 3% would allow for Norris Water Commission to match

13% or  $32,500.00.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Norris hereby commits to applying for Community Development Block Grant funds, not to exceed  $250,000 and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City of Norris will commit to provide matching

funds in the amount of 13% or $32,500.00 of the total eligible project costs.  The total

CDBG grant application will not exceed the amount of $282,500.00. The Utility District

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 17th day of January, 2011 

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