Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 2009-18

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF ELKINS,
ARKANSAS 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 grant under the Arkansas Rural Commtmity
Grant Programs; and

WHEREAS, the Elkins Community has presented plans to make improvements and
enhancements to Bunch Park in the City of Elkins; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of Elkins recognizes the need for the project, concurs its
importance, and supports the Elkins Community in its efforts to proceed with the same; and

WHEREAS, the Elkins Community has furnished proof that they have raised
$10000 through community cash and/or in-kind donations to be applied to the project as a
local match;

NOW, THEREFOH.E, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY
OF ELKfNS, ARKANSAS, THAT:

1. The city of Elkins hereby appropriates the sw11 of $10000 to complete the
local match money requirement for the project described herein;

2. The Mayor of Elkins is hereby authorized to submi~ an application of formal
request to the Arkansas Rural Development Commission for purposes of securing state grant
funds in the amount of $10000 to aid and assist the Elkins Community in executing the
proposed project described herein and that the Mayor or Recorder/Treasurer of Elkins is further