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File #: 4334   
Type: Consent Status: Passed
File created: 6/1/2021 Department: Bloomington Recreation and Park District
On agenda: 6/8/2021 Final action: 6/8/2021
Subject: Grant Application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation for Kessler Park Improvements
Attachments: 1. ATT-BRPD 060821 2021 Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) Technical Assistance, 2. ATT-BRPD 060821 2021 Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) Program, 3. ADD-ATT-BRPD 060821 ORLP Grant Application, 4. Item #95 Executed BAI
REPORT/RECOMMENDATION TO THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
OF THE BLOOMINGTON RECREATION AND PARK DISTRICT
AND RECORD OF ACTION

June 8, 2021

FROM
BRENDON BIGGS, Director, Department of Public Works - Special Districts

SUBJECT
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Grant Application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation for Kessler Park Improvements
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RECOMMENDATION(S)
Recommendation
Acting as the governing body of Bloomington Recreation and Park District:
1. Authorize submission of grant application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation requesting an amount not to exceed $1,800,000, through the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership, for improvements to Kessler Park in Bloomington.
2. Designate the Director of the Department of Public Works to sign and submit the grant application to the California Department of Parks and Recreation, subject to review by County Counsel.
3. Direct the Director of the Department of Public Works to transmit all documents and amendments in relation to this grant application to the Secretary of the Board of Directors within 30 days of execution.
(Presenter: Brendon Biggs, Director, 387-7906)
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COUNTY AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER GOALS & OBJECTIVES
Promote the Countywide Vision.
Ensure Development of a Well-Planned, Balanced, and Sustainable County.

FINANCIAL IMPACT
The Department of Public Works - Special Districts (Special Districts) is seeking a grant in an amount not to exceed $1,800,000 from the California Department of Parks and Recreation (DPR), through the Outdoor Recreation Legacy Partnership (ORLP) grant program, for improvements to Kessler Park. This amount represents 50% of the total project cost of $3,600,000, as the grant requires a 50% (or $1,800,000) local match. Budgetary constraints prevent Bloomington Recreation and Park District (BRPD) from utilizing existing revenues as a match as most are used for operation and maintenance of the parks. To fulfill this requirement, the BRPD would seek funds from BRPD fund b...

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