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File #: CB-17-017    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Committee Business Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 6/28/2017 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/28/2017 Final action:
Title: CSAB Recommendations - Community Capital Grants Presented by: Anna Royer, Business Manager
Attachments: 1. City Council Policy C-CS-06 Community Capital Grant
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CSAB Recommendations - Community Capital Grants
Presented by: Anna Royer, Business Manager

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RECOMMENDATION(S)
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That SIGIS Child Care Society be awarded a 2017 Community Capital Grant in the amount of $7,439 to assist with the kitchen renovations to their new Youville Home location.

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PURPOSE OF REPORT

This report brings forward a recommendation from the Community Services Advisory Board (CSAB) for allocation of funding from 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 includes the following:
Council Policy C-CS-06 - Community Capital Program Grant, which was first approved on March 23, 2009, and has been amended several times, most recently by motion C323-2012 on June 18, 2012.

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. To date, Council has awarded a total of $53,582 in 2017 Community Capital Grant funding, with $196,418 still available for allocation until the end of the current year. As per City Council Policy C-CS-06, Community Capital Program Grant, any remaining funds after the spring intake will be available through an on-going application process until the current year grant funding is depleted.

On June 27, 2017, the CSAB received a presentation and reviewed a funding application for consideration under the Community Capital Grant Program from SIGIS Child Care Society.

SIGIS Child Care Society is requesting funds to assist with the kitchen renovation being made to an additional child care centre opening Fall 2017. The Society is expanding...

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