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File #: 21-1563    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CONSENT AGENDA Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/13/2021 In control: Park & Recreation Department
On agenda: 9/9/2021 Final action:
Title: Authorize Amendment No. 1 to the grant agreement with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the Urban Outdoor Recreation Grant Program for the design and development of the Judge Charles R. Rose Community Park to (1) extend the term of the agreement to August 31, 2023 and (2) provide for cooperation by the City with a non-profit organization to meet the City's obligations pursuant to the grant agreement - Financing: No cost consideration to the City
Indexes: 8
Attachments: 1. Map, 2. Resolution
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STRATEGIC PRIORITY: Quality of Life
AGENDA DATE: September 9, 2021
COUNCIL DISTRICT(S):|910|DEPARTMENT: Park & Recreation Department
EXECUTIVE: John D. Jenkins
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SUBJECT

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Authorize Amendment No. 1 to the grant agreement with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for the Urban Outdoor Recreation Grant Program for the design and development of the Judge Charles R. Rose Community Park to (1) extend the term of the agreement to August 31, 2023 and (2) provide for cooperation by the City with a non-profit organization to meet the City's obligations pursuant to the grant agreement - Financing: No cost consideration to the City

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BACKGROUND

The City entered into a grant agreement with the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department for acceptance of a $1,000,000.00 grant. The grant was included at the end of the 86th legislative session on May 31, 2019, and passage on June 15, 2019, under House Bill 1, Article IX, Sec. 18.100 which appropriated $1,000,000.00 in the state's fiscal year 2020 budget for the purpose of making a grant to the City for the design and development of the future Judge Charles R. Rose Community Park.

The grant agreement terminates August 31, 2021. This first amendment provides for a termination date of August 31, 2023. Additionally, the grant agreement provides clarification to and provides for the ability of the City to collaborate with a non-profit organization (The Trust for Public Land) in carrying out the City's Agreement obligations including the ability to transfer funds to the non-profit organization pursuant to said grant agreement.

PRIOR ACTION/REVIEW (COUNCIL, BOARDS, COMMISSIONS)

On April 24, 2019, City Council authorized a development and funding agreement with The Trust for Public Land for property located at 3200 Simpson Stuart Road for a proposed new park; and acquisition from The Trust for Public Land of approximately 1,760,971 square feet of land locat...

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