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File #: 200613    Version: 0
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 9/1/2020 In control: COMMON COUNCIL
On agenda: Final action: 9/22/2020
Effective date:    
Title: Resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Talking Book and Braille Library Grant.
Sponsors: ALD. KOVAC
Indexes: GRANTS, MILWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARY
Attachments: 1. WTBBL FY21 Grant Analysis Form.pdf, 2. WTBBL FY21 Operating Grant Budget.pdf, 3. WTBBL FY21 Grant Resolution.pdf, 4. Comptroller Okay
Number
200613
Version
ORIGINAL
Reference

Sponsor
ALD. KOVAC
Title
Resolution relative to acceptance and funding of a Talking Book and Braille Library Grant.
Analysis
This resolution authorizes the Milwaukee Public Library to accept and fund a Talking Book and Braille Library Grant project from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction in the amount of $1,053,580. The purpose of the project is to serve the visually and physically handicapped of the state by providing reading material on cassette tapes, braille books and digital talking books.
Body
Whereas, The City of Milwaukee appears to be eligible for grant funds from the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction to serve the visually and physically handicapped of the state by providing reading material on cassette tapes, braille books and digital talking books; and

Whereas, The operation of this grant from 07/01/20 to 06/30/21 would cost $1,053,580 of which $1,053,580 (100%) would be provided by the grantor; now, therefore, be it

Resolved, By the Common Council of the City of Milwaukee, that the Milwaukee Public Library shall accept this grant without further approval unless the terms of the grant change as indicated in Section 304-81, Milwaukee Code of Ordinances; and, be it

Further Resolved, That the City Comptroller is authorized to:

1. Commit funds within the Project/Grant Parent of the 2020 Special Revenue--Grant and Aid Projects Fund, the following amounts for the project titled Talking Book and Braille Library:

Proj/Grant Fund Org Program BuYr
GR0002000000 0150 9990 0001 0000

Subclass Acct Project Amount
R999 000600 Grantor Share $1,053,580

2. Create the necessary Special Revenue Fund - Grant and Aid Project/Grant and Project Level values; budget to these Project/Grant values the amount required under the grant agreement;

3. Establish the necessary City Share Project values; and, be it

Further Resolved, That these funds are budgeted for Milwaukee Public Library wh...

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