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File #: 21-0819    Version: 1 Name: Approval of Application for Regional Parks Program Grant Funds
Type: Agenda Item Status: Approved
File created: 8/12/2021 In control: Public Works & Planning
On agenda: 11/2/2021 Final action: 11/2/2021
Enactment date: Enactment #: Resolution No. 21-315
Title: 1. Authorize the Chairman to execute a Resolution approving the filing of an application for Regional Park Program Grant Funds ($3,000,000); and 2. Authorize the Director of Public Works and Planning to conduct all negotiations, sign and submit all documents, including, but not limited to applications, agreements, amendments, and payment requests, which may be necessary for the completion of the Grant Scope.
Attachments: 1. Agenda Item, 2. Attachment A, 3. Resolution No. 21-315
DATE: November 2, 2021

TO: Board of Supervisors

SUBMITTED BY: Steven E. White, Director
Department of Public Works and Planning

SUBJECT: Authorizing Resolution for the Regional Park Program Grant Funds

RECOMMENDED ACTION(S):
TITLE
1. Authorize the Chairman to execute a Resolution approving the filing of an application for Regional Park Program Grant Funds ($3,000,000); and

2. Authorize the Director of Public Works and Planning to conduct all negotiations, sign and submit all documents, including, but not limited to applications, agreements, amendments, and payment requests, which may be necessary for the completion of the Grant Scope.

REPORT
The State Department of Parks and Recreation requires those applying for Regional Park Program Grant Funds to certify by resolution the approval of the application before submission. Approval of the first recommended action will adopt said Resolution to apply for funding for the Choinumni Park and Campground Improvements Project and to accept the terms and provisions of the contract. The approval of the second recommended action will authorize the Director of Public Works and Planning to act on behalf of the County of Fresno as described in the fourth provision of the Resolution. This item pertains to a location in District 5.

ALTERNATIVE ACTION(S):

Your Board may choose not to approve the recommended actions, in which case an application would not be submitted for the Regional Park Program Grant Funds pertaining to the Choinumni Park and Campground Improvements Project.

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no increase to Net County cost associated with the recommended actions. The cost to complete the improvements will be 100% funded through the Regional Park Program Grant Funds. The County will be responsible for funding the total project cost of $3,000,000 upfront and be reimbursed by the State following the completion of the project. This contract requires the grantee to ensure operation and maintenance of the projec...

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