Section 110-643; Res. 285-09; Authorizing a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for construction of a third baseball field at the Thomas E. ‘ Country’ Atkins Jr. Memorial Park Baseball Complex


Council Bill No. R 285-09

     A RESOLUTION

authorizing the City Manager to apply for a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for construction of a third baseball field at the Thomas E. ‘ Country’  Atkins Jr. Memorial Park Baseball Complex.

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF COLUMBIA, MISSOURI, AS FOLLOWS:

    SECTION 1.    The City Manager is hereby authorized to apply for a Land and Water Conservation Fund grant from the Missouri Department of Natural Resources for construction of a third baseball field at the Thomas E. ‘ Country’  Atkins Jr. Memorial Park Baseball Complex.

    SECTION 2.    If a grant is awarded, the City of Columbia accepts all responsibilities under the Land and Water Conservation Fund (LWCF) regulations.  This includes, but is not limited to, the project site to be protected by the LWCF rules and regulations in perpetuity, maintenance of the park for public outdoor recreation purposes, compliance with the provisions of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, underground wiring of all telephone and electrical wires under 15KV within the park both under this project and in the future, provisions of facilities which are accessible to and usable by people with special needs.

    SECTION 3.    The estimated cost of this improvement is $166,667.00.  The amount of the grant applied for will be $75,000.00 with the City providing $91,667.00 in matching funds.    

    ADOPTED this 7th day of December, 2009.