Resolutions

RESOLUTION # 2012-06

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR OF ELKINS TO APPLY FOR A GRANT OF 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 Community Grant Programs; and

WHEREAS, the Elkins Community has presented plans for Replacement of worn and outdated structural firefighting gear to include pants, coat, boots, gloves, and helmet.

WHEREAS, the City Council of Elkins recognizes the need for the project, concurs its importance, and support the Elkins Community in its efforts to proceed with the same and THEREFORE, be it resolved that the City Council of Elkins hereby appropriates the sum of $16215.00 to complete the local match money requirement for the project described herein:

Be it further resolved that the Mayor of Elkins is hereby authorized to submit on 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 Mayor or Recorder/Treasurer of Elkins is further authorized to administer the grant funds for the same project.

THIS RESOLUTION ADOPTED IN REGULAR SESSION the 19th day of April, 2012.