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File #: R-2020-178    Version: 1 Name: Rebuild Florida Memorial Grant
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/13/2020 In control: Department of Development Services
On agenda: 8/26/2020 Final action: 8/26/2020
Title: A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Partner With Memorial Health Care System ("Memorial") To Apply For The Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Grant In The Amount Of $2.5 Million For The Upgrade And Improvement Of A Lift Station, Force Main And Associated Infrastructure At An Estimated Total Project Cost Of $4.3 Million And Fully Funded By Memorial, Generally Located At 3501 Johnson Street, Florida 33021.
Attachments: 1. Resolution_Memorial Rebuild FL Grant.pdf, 2. Memorial's Request Letter.pdf, 3. Rebuild Florida Guidlines.pdf
Title
A Resolution Of The City Commission Of The City Of Hollywood, Florida, Authorizing The Appropriate City Officials To Partner With Memorial Health Care System ("Memorial") To Apply For The Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Grant In The Amount Of $2.5 Million For The Upgrade And Improvement Of A Lift Station, Force Main And Associated Infrastructure At An Estimated Total Project Cost Of $4.3 Million And Fully Funded By Memorial, Generally Located At 3501 Johnson Street, Florida 33021.


Strategic Plan Focus
Infrastructure & Facilities


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Staff Recommends: Approval of the attached Resolution.


Explanation:
Memorial Health Care System is requesting the City's partnership to apply for a $2.5 million dollar grant for a lift station, force main and associated infrastructure at Memorial Regional Hospital (3501 Johnson Street). The total estimated construction cost is approximately $4.3 million, and if awarded the grant will offset this cost. Memorial will be funding and managing all aspects of this private utilities project.

The grant is awarded by the Department of Housing and Urban Development Community Development, who is funding a Community Development Block Grant-Mitigation (CDBG-MIT) administered by the State of Florida Department of Economic Opportunity (DEO). This grant is called Rebuild Florida General Infrastructure Program (Grant). Grant Guidelines are attached.

Over the last few months there have been a series of similar grant opportunities, this is the last of this series. For the last cycle Broward County partnered with both Hospital Districts to apply for grants on their behalf and will not be offering partnerships for this cycle. As such, Memorial is requesting the City's partnership to apply for the aforementioned project.

Although Memorial is a quasi-government entity the hospital cannot independently apply for this series of grants. The Grant guidelines allow non-governmental agencies, such as Hospital Districts, to only ap...

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