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File #: 18-661    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 12/20/2018 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 2/4/2019 Final action: 2/4/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Acceptance and Appropriation of Grant Funding in the Amount of $3,000 from FY 2019 Merced County First Five Mini Grant for the Applegate Park Zoo's Lights Before Christmas Event REPORT IN BRIEF Considers accepting and appropriating grant funding in the amount of $3,000 from Merced County First Five for the Applegate Park Zoo's Lights Before Christmas event. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion: A. Accepting grant funds from Merced County First Five and increasing revenue in account 024-1254-360-02-01 - Zoo Special Events (Contributions and Donations) in the amount of $3,000; and, B. Appropriating $2,425 to account 024-1205-542-29-00 - Community Service Zoo (Supplies and Services), and $575 to account 024-1254-542-29-00 - Zoo Special Events (Supplies and Services); and, B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.
Attachments: 1. First Five Agreement (#18-724)

Report Prepared by: Jennifer Arellano, Recreation Supervisor, Parks and Recreation

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SUBJECT: Acceptance and Appropriation of Grant Funding in the Amount of $3,000 from FY 2019 Merced County First Five Mini Grant for the Applegate Park Zoo's Lights Before Christmas Event

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers accepting and appropriating grant funding in the amount of $3,000 from Merced County First Five for the Applegate Park Zoo's Lights Before Christmas event.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion:

A. Accepting grant funds from Merced County First Five and increasing revenue in account 024-1254-360-02-01 - Zoo Special Events (Contributions and Donations) in the amount of $3,000; and,

B. Appropriating $2,425 to account 024-1205-542-29-00 - Community Service Zoo (Supplies and Services), and $575 to account 024-1254-542-29-00 - Zoo Special Events (Supplies and Services); and,

B. Authorizing the City Manager or Assistant City Manager to execute the necessary documents.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve, as recommended by Staff; or,
2. Approve, subject to conditions other than recommended by Staff (identify specific findings and/or conditions amended to be addressed in the motion); or,
3. Deny; or,
4. Continue to a future meeting (date and time to be specified in the motion).

AUTHORITY
Charter of the City of Merced, Section 200.

CITY COUNCIL PRIORITIES
As provided for in the 2018-19 Adopted Budget

DISCUSSION
Merced County First 5 provides Proposition 10 funding through an application process to fund one-time mini grants and encourage community participation and development of projects that address Merced County First 5's vision and mission. Their vision is that all children in Merced County will thrive in supportive, loving and nurturing environments, enter school healthy and ready to learn, and become productive, well-adjusted members of society. First 5 considers applications that provide services to their target population of children from birth...

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