Resolution 6 of 2023 Granting Autority to sign for LCDBG Clearence Program

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Resolution 6 of 2023 Granting Autority to sign for LCDBG Clearence Program

Postby City Clerk » Tue Jun 20, 2023 9:21 am

The following resolution was offered by Alderman Ward, seconded
by Alderwoman Moore and carried:

RESOLUTION 6 of 2023

A RESOLUTION GRANTING THE AUTHORITY TO THE MAYOR
TO SIGN AND SUBMIT ALL NECESSARY DOCUMENTS,
APPOINT AN ADMINISTRATIVE CONSULTANT
AND TO COMMIT COSTS
FOR THE LOUISIANA COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT
BLOCK GRANT FY 2023 CLEARANCE PROGRAM

WHEREAS, the City of Jeanerette deems it necessary and proper to submit an application for funding under the Louisiana Community Development Block Grant for the Fiscal Year 2023 Clearance Program; and

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

WHEREAS, in addition to the base rating factors and points, up to two (2) bonus points will be assigned to those applicants which commit local funds to pay the cost of the application preparation, and should the project be funded, all of the administrative costs associated with the implementation of this project should the project be funded.

WHEREAS, in addition to the base rating factors and points, up to two (2) bonus points will be assigned to those applicants which commit local funds to pay the cost of legal 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 Louisiana Community Development Block Grant FY 2023 Clearance 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 $2,500.00, and if the application is funded, provide the grant administrative services required at an amount of $40,000.00; and the City hereby commits to pay all the grant administrative consulting fees and legal 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 E. Colden, do hereby certify that the above and foregoing is a true and correct copy of a resolution adopted by the Mayor and City Council of the City of Jeanerette at a regular meeting held at City Hall, Jeanerette, Iberia Parish, Louisiana, on the 8th of May, 2023, at which meeting a quorum was present and the City Council voted unanimously in favor of the adoption thereof.


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Susan E. Colden

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