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File #: 19-369    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Consent Item Status: Passed
File created: 6/24/2019 In control: City Council/Public Finance and Economic Development Authority/Parking Authority
On agenda: 7/1/2019 Final action: 7/1/2019
Title: SUBJECT: Authorization for Retroactive Submittal of the Burners Without Borders Program Community Micro-Grant Application for Funding of a Community Art Project to the Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission and Authorization to Submit Grant Application(s) for Future Projects that do not Exceed $5,000 Each, and Which do not Require Matching Funds on an Annual Basis REPORT IN BRIEF Considers granting retroactive authority for submittal of Burners Without Borders community micro-grant application that was due June 3, 2019 for funding of a community art project and granting the Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission to submit additional grant applications. RECOMMENDATION City Council - Adopt a motion granting retroactive authority to the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission for the submittal of the Burners Without Borders community micro-grant application that was due June 3, 2019 for a community art project and provide authority for the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission to submit fut...
Attachments: 1. Burners without Borders Program community micro-grant, 2. Application.pdf
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SUBJECT: Authorization for Retroactive Submittal of the Burners Without Borders Program Community Micro-Grant Application for Funding of a Community Art Project to the Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission and Authorization to Submit Grant Application(s) for Future Projects that do not Exceed $5,000 Each, and Which do not Require Matching Funds on an Annual Basis

REPORT IN BRIEF
Considers granting retroactive authority for submittal of Burners Without Borders community micro-grant application that was due June 3, 2019 for funding of a community art project and granting the Arts and Cultural Advisory Commission to submit additional grant applications.

RECOMMENDATION
City Council - Adopt a motion granting retroactive authority to the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission for the submittal of the Burners Without Borders community micro-grant application that was due June 3, 2019 for a community art project and provide authority for the Arts and Culture Advisory Commission to submit future grant applications for projects less than $5,000 each which do not require a match on an annual basis.

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ALTERNATIVES
1. Approve as recommended by staff;
2. Approve, subject to conditions outlined by Council;
3. Continue to future meeting;
4. Deny.

DISCUSSION
The Burners Without Borders Program has provided grants for over 100 projects that have made a positive impact around the world, by leveraging a relatively small amount of money to a community that has the capacity to make a difference. The grant program's goal is to jump-start creative civic projects that both grow the community and make a positive impact. The deadline for the grant application was on June 3, 2019.

Arts and Culture Advisory Commission Vice-Chair Diana Odom Gunn requested staff to add this item to the May 9, 2019 Arts and Culture Advisory Commission agenda. Due to a lack of a quorum, the May 9, 2019 Arts and Culture Advisory Commission meeting was cancelled. After discussing options w...

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