RESOLUTION 2010-16

(A resolution authorizing the City of Hood River to apply for a Local Government Grant from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department for development of the Hood River Waterfront Park and delegating authority to the City Manager to sign the application)


 WHEREAS, the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department is accepting applications for the Local Government Grant Program; and

 WHEREAS, the City of Hood River desires to participate in this grant program to the greatest extent possible as a means of providing needed park and recreation acquisitions, improvements and enhancements; and

 WHEREAS, the City of Hood River has identified landscaping, equipment and infrastructure improvements at the Hood River Waterfront Park as a high priority need in the City of Hood River; and

 WHEREAS, the City of Hood River proposes improvements to facilities and landscaping to support the children’s play area and picnic areas at the Waterfront Park. These would include 2 drinking fountains, a rinsing shower, shade trees and seat-walls and landscaping features; and

 WHEREAS, the applicant hereby certifies that the matching share for this application is readily available at this time; and

 NOW THEREFORE, IT IS HEREBY RESOLVED that the City of Hood River be authorized to apply for a Local Government Grant from the Oregon Parks and Recreation Department for park improvements at The Hood River Waterfront Park as specified above and that the City Manager is authorized to sign the application.

Approved by the Hood River City Council the 22nd day of March, 2010, to take effect immediately.
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       Arthur Babitz, Mayor

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Jennifer McKenzie, City Recorder