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File #: 19-3186    Name: RESOLUTION NO. R2019-53 (HURRICANE IRMA REBUILD INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM) A RESOLUTION OF WELLINGTON, FLORIDA’S COUNCIL APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE OF WELLINGTON TO APPLY FOR AND RECEIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE HURRICANE IRMA REBUIL
Type: Grants
Body: Village Council
Agenda Date: 8/13/2019 Final action:
Title: ITEM: RESOLUTION NO. R2019-53 (HURRICANE IRMA REBUILD INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM) A RESOLUTION OF WELLINGTON, FLORIDA'S COUNCIL APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE OF WELLINGTON TO APPLY FOR AND RECEIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE HURRICANE IRMA REBUILD INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE. REQUEST: Approval of Resolution No. R2019-53 approving and authorizing the Village of Wellington to apply for and receive financial assistance for the Hurricane Irma Rebuild Infrastructure Grant Program; providing for conflicts; providing for severability; providing for an effective date.
Attachments: 1. 1. Resolution No. R2019-53 Infrastrucuture Repair Program 08-13-2019, 2. 2. 2019 Hurricane Irma Infrastructure Repair Program
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ITEM: RESOLUTION NO. R2019-53 (HURRICANE IRMA REBUILD INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM)

A RESOLUTION OF WELLINGTON, FLORIDA'S COUNCIL APPROVING AND AUTHORIZING THE VILLAGE OF WELLINGTON TO APPLY FOR AND RECEIVE FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE FOR THE HURRICANE IRMA REBUILD INFRASTRUCTURE GRANT PROGRAM; PROVIDING FOR CONFLICTS; PROVIDING FOR SEVERABILITY; PROVIDING FOR AN EFFECTIVE DATE.

REQUEST: Approval of Resolution No. R2019-53 approving and authorizing the Village of Wellington to apply for and receive financial assistance for the Hurricane Irma Rebuild Infrastructure Grant Program; providing for conflicts; providing for severability; providing for an effective date.

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EXPLANATION: The Florida Department of Economic Opportunity's (DEO) Rebuild Florida Infrastructure Repair Program was launched with $85,819,653 to fund infrastructure restoration and improvement projects in communities impacted by Hurricane Irma. The funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) Community Development Block Grant-Disaster Recovery (CDBG-DR) Program to address unmet disaster recovery needs related to damage from Hurricane Irma. There is neither a minimum or maximum grant award nor a contribution match. The application deadline is August 30, 2019.

BUDGET AMENDMENT REQUIRED: NO

PUBLIC HEARING: NO QUASI-JUDICIAL:

FIRST READING: SECOND READING:

LEGAL SUFFICIENCY: YES

FISCAL IMPACT: There is no fiscal impact until the grant is awarded. If successful, a budget amendment will be submitted along with the grant agreement to increase the capital fund revenues and expenditures by grant proceeds.

WELLINGTON FUNDAMENTAL: Protecting our Investment

RECOMMENDATION: Approval of Resolution No. R2019-53 approving and authorizing the Village of Wellington to apply for and receive financial assistance for the Hurricane Irma Rebuild Infrastructure Grant Program; providing for conflicts; providing for severability; providing for an effect...

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