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File #: AR-19-369    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Agenda Reports Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/10/2019 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/7/2019 Final action:
Title: GPFC Recommendations: Community Capital Program (C-CS-06) - Policy Amendments Presented by: Anna Royer, Manager of Community Grants & Partnerships, Recreation & Parks Department
Attachments: 1. Att 1 - C-CS-06 Policy - Community Capital Grant - Proposed - Red Line Version, 2. Att 2 - C-CS-06 Policy - Community Capital Grant - Proposed - Clean
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GPFC Recommendations: Community Capital Program (C-CS-06) - Policy Amendments
Presented by: Anna Royer, Manager of Community Grants & Partnerships, Recreation & Parks Department

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RECOMMENDATION:
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That that the amended version of Council Policy C-CS-06 Community Capital Program Grant, provided as an attachment to the October 7, 2019 agenda report entitled “Community Capital Policy Amendments”, be approved.


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PURPOSE OF REPORT
The purpose of this report is to provide Council with the results of a scheduled review of the Community Capital Grant Program and to bring forward proposed amendments to the governing Policy attached to the program.


ALIGNMENT TO COUNCIL STRATEGIC PRIORITY
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ALIGNMENT TO SERVICE DELIVERY
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ALIGNMENT TO COUNCIL DIRECTION OR MANDATORY STATUTORY PROVISION
On September 9, 2019 the Governance, Priorities and Finance Committee passed the following motion:

(AR-19-193)
That the Governance, Priorities and Finance Committee recommend to Council that the amended version of Council Policy C-CS-06 Community Capital Program Grant, provided as an attachment to the September 9, 2019 agenda report entitled “Community Capital Policy Amendments”, be approved.


BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION
Policy C-CS-06 has experienced only a few amendments since its inception in 2009. As part of the regular Policy review cycle developed by Legislative Services, both Administration and the Community Services Advisory Committee (CSAC) have completed a review of the Policy and program and are making recommendations for amendments. While there are a few minor “housekeeping” amendments included in the attached red-line version, including the transfer of the Policy into the updated template, there are two more significant Policy amendments for Council’s consideration.

Currently the Policy places a grant allocation cap of $60,000 on each playground development or playground replacement project application. The CSAC is ...

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