Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 2008-29

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE ELKINS CITY COUNCIL TO SUPPORT THE CITY'S APPLICATION FOR A RURAL DEVELOPMENT GRANT TO AID LIBRARY"

A Resolution authorizing the Mayor of Elkins to apply for a grant on behalf of the Elkins' community.

WHEREAS, the Elkins City council has determined that the Elkins' community meets eligibility requirements necessary to apply for a Community Development grant under the Arkansas Rural Community Development Grant Program; and ,

WHEREAS, the Elkins' Public Library Board of Trustees has presented plans to construct an addition to the library building; and

WHEREAS, the Elkins' Public Library Board ofTrustees has furnished proof that they have raised $15,000.00 through community cash and/or in-kind donations to be applied to the project as a local match (if applicable);

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, THAT the Mayor of Elkins is hereby authorized to submit an application of formal request to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission for purposes of securing state grant funds in the amount of $15,000.00 to aid and assist the Elkins' community in executing the proposed project described herein, and that the Recorder/Treasurer of Elkins is further authorized to administer the grant funds for the same project.

THIS RESOLUTION ADOPTED IN REGULAR SESSION on this 20th day of November, 2008.