RESOLUTION 5 of 2024 GRANTING Authority to Sign documents for FY 24 LCDBG

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RESOLUTION 5 of 2024 GRANTING Authority to Sign documents for FY 24 LCDBG

Postby City Clerk » Wed Apr 10, 2024 8:24 am

The following resolution was offered by Alderman Duplechain,
seconded by Alderwoman Simmons and carried:

RESOLUTION 5 of 2024

A RESOLUTION GRANTING THE AUTHORITY TO THE MAYOR
TO SIGN AND SUBMIT ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS,
APPOINT AN ADMINISTRATIVE CONSULTANT AND ENGINEER
AND TO COMMIT COSTS
FOR THE FY 2024 LOUISIANA
COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT PROGRAM

WHEREAS, the City of Jeanerette deems it necessary and proper to submit an application for funding under the Fiscal Year 2024 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant to rehabilitate the City’s existing sewer collection system; and

WHEREAS, professional engineering services are necessary in connection with the preparation of the application and the engineering design and inspection, should the project be funded; and

WHEREAS, professional grants consulting and administrative consulting services are necessary to assist in the preparation of the application and the partial administration of the grant, should the project be funded; and

WHEREAS, in addition to the base rating factors and points, up to four (4) bonus points will be assigned to those applicants which commit other funds to pay the cost of the application preparation, and should the project be funded, all of the associated administrative costs and commits to pay the engineering fees associated with the implementation of this project should the project be funded.

NOW, THEREFORE BE IT RESOLVED by the City Council of the City of Jeanerette that Mayor Carol Bourgeois, Jr. is hereby authorized to sign and submit an application for funding and all the necessary documents in connection with the Fiscal Year 2024 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant Program.

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that Mayor Carol Bourgeois, Jr. is hereby authorized to negotiate and sign a contract with Sellers & Associates, Inc. to prepare the application for funding at an amount of $2,900.00, and if the application is funded, provide the professional engineering services at an amount of $148,000.00, inspection services required at an amount of $60,000.00, and grant administrative services required at an amount of $40,000.00; and the City hereby commits to pay all the engineering fees and grant administrative consulting fees associated with the preparation of the application and implementation of the LCDBG program should the project be funded to receive four (4) bonus points in the rating of this application.

THEREUPON, the above resolution was duly adopted.

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C E R T I F I C A T E

I, Susan Colden, City Clerk for the City of Jeanerette, do hereby certify that the above is a true and exact copy of a resolution adopted by the City Council of the City of Jeanerette on
Monday April 8th ,2024, at which time a quorum was present and voting.


/s/
SUSAN COLDEN
CITY CLERK
CITY OF JEANERETTE

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