RESOLUTION NO. 918
A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AUTHORIZING THE APPPLICATION FOR GRANTS FROM THE RECREATION & CONSERVATION OFFICE
WHEREAS, on March 16, 2020, the City of University Place approved, via Resolution 914, its most recent update to its Parks, Recreation and Open Space (PROS) Plan; and
WHEREAS, the City has been advised that the State Recreation and Conservation Office (“RCO”) is accepting grant applications for projects; and
WHEREAS, the PROS Plan contains a number of projects which would be candidates for grant applications; and
WHEREAS, the RCO has mandatory language which must be included, and adopted by the Council in order for any grant application to be considered;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF UNIVERSITY PLACE, WASHINGTON, AS FOLLOWS:
Section 1. The City Manager or designee is authorized to apply for grants from the State Recreation and Conservation Office for the following projects:
a) Cirque Skate Park renovation
b) Cirque Park perimeter path paving
c) Cirque Park fitness stations
d) Cirque Park Playground
e) Curran Apple Orchard Park Playground
Section 2. The City of University Place, as a condition of any grant application from the State Recreation and Conservation Office adopts Paragraphs 1, 3-16 of the Applicant Resolution/Authorization issued by the Washington State Recreation and Conservation Office, a copy of which is attached hereto as Exhibit A by reference. With respect to Paragraph 2: The City authorizes the City Manager or designee to act as the authorized representative/agent on behalf of the City and to legally bind the City with respect to Grant Applications (submission thereof), Project contact (day-to-day administering of the grant and communicating with the RCO); and Authorizing property and real estate documents (Notice of Grant, Deed of Right or Assignment of Rights if applicable). for which we seek grant funding assistance managed through the Recreation and Conservation Office (Office). However, the Council reserves for itself the final determination whether to accept any grant from the RCO, including the ability to re-delegate the authority to execute RCO Grant Agreement (Agreement) and any Agreement amendments.
Section 3. Completion of Transaction. The City Manager or designee is authorized to take and execute any additional measures or documents that may be necessary to apply for and receive grants from the RCO which are consistent with the Applicant Resolution/Authorization and the terms of this Resolution.
Section 4. This Resolution shall be effective immediately upon adoption.
ADOPTED BY THE CITY COUNCIL ON MAY 18, 2020.
Caroline Belleci, Mayor
Emelita J. Genetia, City Clerk
APPROVED AS TO FORM:
Matthew S. Kaser, City Attorney