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File #: 21-03    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Administrative Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/28/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 1/4/2021 Final action: 1/4/2021
Title: Great Outdoors Colorado Resilient Communities Grant Support Letter
Attachments: 1. Great Outdoors Colorado Letter of Support

Title

Great Outdoors Colorado Resilient Communities Grant Support Letter

 

Body

Summary and Background Information

The Commerce City Parks Recreation & Golf Department submitted a Great Outdoors Colorado Resilient Communities Grant application in November of 2020 for the following:

     • Commerce City Park Ranger Program in collaboration with Adams County Open Space

     • Urban Green Spaces Volunteer Investment Project with Bluff Lake Nature Center and Sand Creek Regional Greenway Partnership

Commerce City did not receive funding for the grant application submitted in the November 2020 cycle and were encouraged to resubmit our application for the Resilient Communities grant cycle due February 2, 2021.  City staff is requesting that the Mayor sign a letter on behalf of City Council in support of the February 2021 Resilient Communities grant submission.

 

Staff Responsible (Department Head): Carolyn Keith, Director of Park, Recreation, and Golf

Staff Member Presenting: Roger Tinklenberg, Interim City Manager

 

Financial Impact: N/A

Funding Source: N/A

 

Staff Recommendation: Staff recommends that City Council authorize the Mayor to sign the GOCO Resilient Communities grant letter of support on behalf of City Council.

Suggested Motion: Move to authorize the mayor to sign the Great Outdoors Colorado Resilient Communities Grant letter of support on behalf of city council.