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File #: 2022-1254    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 2/9/2022 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/22/2022 Final action: 2/22/2022
Title: Commission District(s): District 7 To Appropriate $15,000 From The District 7 Reserve For Appropriation To The MicroLife Institute Design Studio Project.

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Board of Commissioners - District 7                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): District 7

To Appropriate $15,000 From The District 7 Reserve For Appropriation To The MicroLife Institute Design Studio Project.

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Information Contact: Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

Phone Number: 404-371-2899

 

PURPOSE:

To Appropriate $15,000 from the District 7 Reserve for Appropriation to the MicroLife Institute Design
Studio Project.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

Student Design teams from the Georgia Tech School of Architecture, led by Ellen Dunham-Jones, will produce

proposals to meet cultural and performance measures for sites along East Memorial Drive in DeKalb County,

GA. At the end of the semester teams will collaborate on producing a publicly available final studio report to

assist DeKalb County Commissioners and the public in retrofitting this and similar sprawling corridors into

high-performance urbanism. MicroLife Institute will support this Design Studio by aiding in logistics and

connect with the community while supporting the initiatives of both GA Tech and DeKalb County. MicroLife

will work on educating and informing the results with the community and local leaders.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

Increase appropriations for the following account by the amount indicated below:

Non-Departmental - Unincorporated Fund - Transfer to Grant Fund (09130.611250.272.0000.0000) - $15,000

 

Decrease appropriations for the following account by the amount indicated below:

Non-Departmental - Unincorporated Fund - Reserve for Appropriation (09130.579002.272.0000.0000) - $15,000

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve the resolution and authorize the chief executive officer to execute all necessary documents.