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File #: RES. 2021-R047    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Adopted
File created: 6/29/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 9/13/2021 Final action: 9/13/2021
Title: To request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be prepared and submitted to the Council a plan that provides for the submission of a grant application to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation's Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund for the purpose of seeking funding to reduce the impact of flooding in the city of Richmond.
Patrons: Kristen Larson, Stephanie Lynch, Ann-Frances Lambert, Katherine Jordan
Attachments: 1. Res. No. 2021-R047
Title
To request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be prepared and submitted to the Council a plan that provides for the submission of a grant application to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation's Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund for the purpose of seeking funding to reduce the impact of flooding in the city of Richmond.
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WHEREAS, pursuant to the document entitled "2021 Grant Manual for the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund," prepared by the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation in cooperation with the Virginia Resources Authority, the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation will be accepting applications for grant funding for flood control projects from the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund; and
WHEREAS, the Council believes that it is in the best interests of the citizens of the City of Richmond that the Council request that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be prepared a plan that provides for the submission of a grant application to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation for the purpose of seeking funding from the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund to reduce the impact of flooding in the city of Richmond;
NOW, THEREFORE,
BE IT RESOLVED BY THE COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF RICHMOND:
That the Council hereby requests that the Chief Administrative Officer cause to be prepared and submitted to the Council a plan that provides for the submission of a grant application to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation for the purpose of seeking funding from the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund to reduce the impact of flooding in the city of Richmond.
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED:
That the Council hereby requests that the Chief Administrative Officer report to the Land Use, Housing and Transportation Standing Committee on the progress of the plan to submit an application to the Virginia Department of Conservation and...

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