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Councilperson Russell offered the following resolution and moved its adoption, which resolution was declared adopted after a poll of the members of this Board:

RESOLUTION NO. 155 - 2018

A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE PREPARATION AND SUBMISSION OF A GRANT APPLICATION TO THE "MEET ME AT THE PARK" COLLABORATION OF THE NATIONAL RECREATION AND PARK ASSOCIATION AND THE TAKING OF RELATED ACTION.

        WHEREAS, the Town Board (the “Board”) of the Town of North Hempstead (the “Town”), is committed to the providing park facilities to Town residents; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Meet Me at the Park program (the “Program”) is a collaboration between the National Recreation and Park Association and The Walt Disney Company to bring the magic of parks and recreation to children and families across the United States; and

 

        WHEREAS, a grant (the “Grant”) in the amount of $60,000, subject to a 50% match, is available from the Program; and

 

        WHEREAS, the Grants Coordinator has recommended that the Town be authorized to apply for the Grant in order to complete pathways and build playground equipment at Martin “Bunky” Reid Park, New Cassel; and

 

        WHEREAS, this Board desires to authorize the Town to apply for the Grant.

 

        NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT

 

        RESOLVED that the Town Board hereby authorizes the Town to prepare, an application for the Grant and to allocate such matching funds as are necessary to receive the Grant; and be it further

 

        RESOLVED that the Supervisor is authorized to execute and submit the application any other necessary documents on behalf of the Town in order to apply for the Grant; and be it further

 

        RESOLVED that the Supervisor is authorized to take such other action as may be reasonable and necessary to effectuate the foregoing.

 

Dated:        March 20, 2018

 

                  Manhasset, New York

 

The vote on the foregoing resolution was recorded as follows:

 

Ayes:  Councilperson De Giorgio, Councilperson Ferrara, Councilperson Kaplan, Councilperson Russell, Councilperson Seeman, Councilperson Zuckerman, Supervisor Bosworth

 

Nays:  None

 

 

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