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File #: 1526-2020    Version: 1
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 6/23/2020 In control: Health & Human Services Committee
On agenda: 7/20/2020 Final action: 7/23/2020
Title: To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to enter into an agreement with the Salvation Army in order to assist in the improvement and expansion of the Hilltop Community Center; to authorize the expenditure of $100,000.00 from the Development Taxable Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($100,000.00)
Attachments: 1. ORD1526-2020 2020-06-22 Admin Emergency Shelter Repair Salvation Army
Explanation
BACKGROUND: This legislation authorizes the Director of the Department of Development to enter into an agreement with The Salvation Army’s Hilltop Worship & Community Center. This funding will be used to support their capital campaign in support of the repairs, renovations and improvements to the Westside Center in order to better serve the clients of The Salvation Army. This center serves the residents of the Westside by providing programs focused on seniors, after school learning, fresh food distribution, and a drop-in center for victims of human trafficking.

The City is committing funds from the 2019 Capital Improvement Budget ($100,000) to the Center’s capital improvements. Repairs are scheduled to be completed in the time period of the agreement.

Emergency legislation is necessary in order to complete the repairs in a timely manner.

FISCAL IMPACT: Funds for this project is included in the 2019 Capital Improvements Budget, Fund 7739 Development Taxable Bonds.

Title
To authorize the Director of the Department of Development to enter into an agreement with the Salvation Army in order to assist in the improvement and expansion of the Hilltop Community Center; to authorize the expenditure of $100,000.00 from the Development Taxable Bond Fund; and to declare an emergency. ($100,000.00)

Body
WHEREAS, the Director of the Department of Development desires to enter into an agreement with the Salvation Army in order to assist in the repair and improvement of the Salvation Army’s Hilltop Center to better serve the community; and

WHEREAS, the Salvation Army is a non-profit organization overseeing the rehabilitation of the Hilltop Center; and

WHEREAS, an emergency exists in the usual daily operation of the Department of Development in that it is immediately necessary to authorize the Director to enter into agreement with the Salvation Army in order to complete the improvements in a timely manner, all for the preservation of the public health, pea...

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