Resolutions

RESOLUTION 2013-12

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 Community Grant Programs; and

WHEREAS, the Elkins Community has presented plans to acquire twelve (12) new carbon fiber SCBA battles for use by the Elkins Fire Department; and

WHEREAS, the City Council of Elkins recognizes the need for the project, concurs in 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 $5,000.00 through community cash and/or in-kind donations to be applied to the project as a local match.

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

The City Council hereby appropriates the sum of up to $ 5?YO c2.9 from the Elkins Fire Department funds to complete the local match money requirement for the project described herein if needed.

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 $5,000.00 to aid and assist the Elkins Community in executing the proposed project described herein and that the Recorder/Treasurer of Elkins or her designee is further authorized to administer the grant funds for the same project.

APPROVED THIS 18th day of July, 2013.