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File #: 2020-1047    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 9/22/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): Districts 4 and 7 Redan Garcia Park Grant
Attachments: 1. Redan Garcia Grant 2020

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs                                     

 

SUBJECT:  Redan Garcia Park Grant

Title

Commission District(s): Districts 4 and 7

Redan Garcia Park Grant

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Information Contact: Chuck O. Ellis

Phone Number: 404-371-2475

 

 

PURPOSE:

To obtain Board of Commissioners approval and acceptance of an equipment grant estimated at $9,000 for Redan Garcia Park

 

 

NEED/IMPACT:

The Recreation, Parks and Cultural Affairs Department has received irrigation/garden equipment from The Urban Conservation Toolbox Grant.  The grant was applied for and received by the Chapman Mill/Redan Park Community Development Corporation for the Redan Garcia Park at 5338 Redan Road.  The grant donation consists of one (1) high tunnel, three (3) raised beads and one (1) micro irrigation system and is valued at an estimated $9,000.  The equipment will be used to educate the local community on production of fresh health foods.  The park will also be able to produce vegetables year-round to supply local fresh produce to the surrounding community.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

None

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve the resolution to accept the donation of irrigation/garden equipment from The Urban Conservation Toolbox Grant obtained by the Chapman Mill/Redan Park Community Development Corporation; and authorize the chief executive officer to execute all necessary documents for the completion of the project.