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City Council Regular Meeting - Includes Action Taken
Meeting Date: 03/20/2017  
Recommended by: Celina Morris Prepared by: Mary Allen, Grants Coordinator
Finance Director Review:    Celina Morris  
City Attorney Review:    Brett Wallace  
Approved by:    Larry Rains Date Submitted:   
Type of Action Requested:    Resolution

SUBJECT:
A Resolution of the Council of the City of Casa Grande, Arizona, Authorizing the submission
and acceptance of Grant Applications to the Gila River Indian Community on behalf of the
City and Community Organizations.
RECOMMENDATION:
Staff recommends Mayor and Council approve resolutions authorizing grant application on behalf of the following groups:

Community Organizations:
Against Abuse, Inc.-$99,990 Domestic Violence Services
Boys & Girls Clubs of the Casa Grande Valley-$25,000 Teen Services
Casa Grande Alliance, Inc.-$36,464.54 Casa Grande SADD
Casa Grande Valley Historical Society-$20,319 Going Digital
Casa Grande Lion's Club-$16,493 Vision Program
Casa Grande Main Street-$20,000 Casa Grande Main Street
Natural Resource Education Center-$30,000 Farm Filled Ag-Ventures
Pinal Hispanic Council-$30,000 Cesar Chavez Community Event
Seeds of Hope-$24,873 Mondo Anaya Community Center (MACC) After School Program
St. Anthony of Padua Catholic School-$120,000 School Roof
Ride for the Warrior  - $40,000 Education Funding and Healthcare Education Funding for Military Veterans


City of Casa Grande Applications:
Casa Grande Arts & Humanities Commission-$10,000 Plenary Arts Festival
Casa Grande Community Development Division-$40,000 Emergency Housing Repair and Accessibility Assistance Program
Casa Grande Police Department-$54,085 Wireless Surveillance System
Casa Grande Fire Department-$20,000 Smoke Alarms for Everyone
Casa Grande City Manager’s Office - $150,000 Ed Hooper Rodeo Grounds Covered Seating

If a grant is awarded by Gila River Indian Community, the Staff recommends Mayor and Council give authorization to accept grant funds, authorization to execute contract, authorization to accept and disburse funds, authorization for budget transfers.
 
DISCUSSION:
Under Proposition 202, Arizona Tribes agreed to share a portion of their revenues with the State of Arizona. Of the revenues shared, 12% is made available to cities, towns, or counties for the purpose of benefiting the general public through either direct distribution to the local governments or in the form of a deposit to the State of Arizona’s Commerce and Economic Development
Commission’s Local Community Fund. As all applications to the tribes require a resolution of the City of Casa Grande if awarded, the City created a procedure to collect all Proposition 202 requests at the same time, review them to be sure
they address tribal target areas and dollars are spent or benefit Casa Grande residents. This process is intended to consolidate the requests, review them together, and take to Council once a year.
 
FISCAL IMPACT:
The City of Casa Grande would be responsible for the pass through of these funds. We anticipate this would take approximately 10 hours of staff resources with an approximate cost of less than $500.
 
ALTERNATIVES:
Not to support grant applications.
Attachments
Resolution
Against Abuse
Boys & Girls Club of Casa Grande Valley
Casa Grande Alliance
Casa Grande Arts & Humanities
City of Casa Grande Community Development
Casa Grande Historical Society
Casa Grande Lions Club
Casa Grande Main Street
Casa Grande Police Department
Natural Resourse Education Center
Pinal Hispanic Council
Seeds of Hope
St. Anthony's of Padua Catholic School
Casa Grande Fire Department
Casa Grande City Manager's Office
Ride for the Warrior

  

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