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File #: CB-17-004    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Committee Business Status: Passed
File created: 2/27/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 5/15/2017 Final action: 5/15/2017
Title: CSAB Recommendations - Community Capital Program Grants Presented by: Anna Royer, Business Manager
Attachments: 1. C-CS-06 PolicyCommunityCapitalGrant
TAMRMS#: B06
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CSAB Recommendations - Community Capital Program Grants
Presented by: Anna Royer, Business Manager

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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That the following 2017 Community Capital Program Grants be awarded:

St. Albert Rugby Football Club: $46,326 for renovations to the Rugby Clubhouse.
St. Albert Bicycle Motocross Association: $7,256 for improved drainage and upgrades to the BMX track.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT

This report brings forward a recommendation from the Community Services Advisory Board (CSAB) for allocation from the 2017 intake of applications for the 2017 Community Capital Grant Program for Council’s consideration and approval, as per Policy C-CS-06.

COUNCIL DIRECTION

The Council direction that has resulted in this matter being brought before Council is Council Policy C-CS-06 Community Capital Program Grant.

BACKGROUND AND DISCUSSION

As per the Community Capital Program Grant Policy C-CS-06, the City may offer financial assistance on a matching-grant basis for eligible St. Albert not-for-profit community groups that submit applications for eligible capital projects.

Applications are reviewed by the CSAB and recommended to Council for approval. On March 28, 2017, the CSAB reviewed the submissions for the 2017 initial intake and have provided recommendations for funding.

Two applications were received for consideration and are as follows:

St. Albert Rugby Football Club:
The Rugby Club is requesting funds to assist with upgrades to the clubhouse. A detailed inspection recently highlighted a number of faults with the building and the need to bring some of these critical components up to code. Areas to be addressed include renewal of the HVAC components, cooler structure and components, removal of cast iron drainage pipes, fresh insulation in the attic and roof replacement. The total project budget is $140,381 and the grant request is for $46,326.

St. Albert Bicycle Motocross Association (BMX):
The BMX club is requ...

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