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File #: 140946.    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Staff Recommendation Status: Passed
File created: 5/5/2015 In control: City Manager
On agenda: 6/4/2015 Final action: 6/4/2015
Title: 2015 USA Football Equipment Grant (NB) This item requests approval for the Department of Parks, Recreational and Cultural Affairs (PRCA) to accept, if awarded, a grant voucher for $1,000 from the USA Football Equipment Grant program for football equipment.
Title
2015 USA Football Equipment Grant (NB)
 
This item requests approval for the Department of Parks, Recreational and Cultural Affairs (PRCA) to accept, if awarded, a grant voucher for $1,000 from the USA Football Equipment Grant program for football equipment.
 
Explanation
The Department's Master Plan identified the need to introduce youth to quality athletic programs that incorporate physical activity, life skills and improve self-esteem.  PRCA has a successful football team program. The cost of equipping the football teams rises annually. PRCA does not turn any child away from participating in the program. As a result, the demand for scholarships has increased. The grant voucher, if awarded, will allow PRCA to purchase the necessary football equipment for those youth in need.
 
 
Fiscal Note
There is no funding match required.
 
Recommendation
The City Commission: 1) approve the request to accept a grant voucher, if awarded, from the USA Football Equipment Grant for the use of purchasing equipment for the youth football participants; and 2) if the grant is awarded, authorize the City Manager or his designee to execute the grant voucher agreement and other related grant documents, subject to approval by the City Attorney as to form and legality.



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