Resolutions

RESOLUTION NO. 2012-19

A RESOLUTION DESIGNATING ADMINISTRATIVE SERVICES FOR THE CITY OF ELKINS FOR THE ARKANSAS COMMUNITY AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PROGRAM.

WHEREAS, the City of Elkins is making a grant application to the Arkansas Economic Development Commission for funding under the provisions of the Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program, and;

WHEREAS, the City of Elkins desires to secure the services of an administrative consultant to assist in the implementation of the grant application and the administration of such a project if awarded, and;

WHEREAS, the City of Elkins has a long-standing relationship with the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, Inc., and feels confident they have demonstrated expertise in the implementation of grant applications and project administration under the Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program, and;

WHEREAS, the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, Inc., is preparing and implementing a grant application with minimal cost to the City of Elkins, and;

WHEREAS, the Arkansas Economic Development Commission will allocate funds to the City of Elkins to pay administrative costs incurred under any successful application.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF ELKINS, ARKANSAS, that:

The Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, Inc., is hereby designated to serve as the project administrator of the Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program funded grant; and that the Mayor of Elkins is hereby authorized to enter into a contract with the Northwest Arkansas Economic Development District, Inc., for the provision of administrative services in accordance with the regulations of the Arkansas Community and Economic Development Program and subject to the mutual consent of the City, the Consultant, and the Arkansas Economic Development Commission.

PASSED AND APPROVED on this 20th day of September, 2012.