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File #: 15-16530    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Business Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/28/2021 In control: City Council Business Meeting
On agenda: 10/11/2021 Final action:
Title: Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District Grant Matching Agreement
Attachments: 1. Resolution-Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District Grant Matching Agreement

Title

Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District Grant Matching Agreement

 

Action

Action:

Adopt a resolution ratifying a grant matching agreement with the Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District.

 

Body

Staff Resource(s):

Angela Charles, Charlotte Water

Ron Hargrove, Charlotte Water

Mike Davis, Storm Water Services

 

Explanation

§                     This agreement will allow Charlotte Water and Storm Water Services to provide grant matching funds to the Mecklenburg Soil and Water Conservation District (District) to support urban stream care and conservation education and community outreach.

§                     The District and the City share the goal of educating residents about the storm drainage system, source pollution, and the effects of stream bank erosion in order to influence the behaviors of residents to positively impact water quality in Mecklenburg County.

§                     The City funding will match a grant received by the District for a full-time urban conservation and sustainability advisor and associated expenses to collaborate with the City to develop stream care educational programs and materials for the community.

§                     Annual agreement expenditures are estimated to be $17,000.

 

Fiscal Note

Funding: Charlotte Water Operating Budget and Storm Water Services Operating Budget

 

Attachments

Attachment(s)

Resolution