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File #: 18-0059 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Workshop Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/25/2018 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 8/15/2018 Final action:
Title: FY 2017-18 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST - DELRAY BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - DBPL
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Lori Hayward, Finance and Operations Director
THROUGH: Jeff Costello, CRA Executive Director
DATE: August 15, 2018

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FY 2017-18 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST -
DELRAY BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY

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Recommended Action:
Recommendation
Direct staff to include funding for the Delray Beach Library in the CRA’s FY 18-19 Budget in the amount of $458,000.

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Background:
The Library applied for CRA A-Guide Funding for FY 18-19 under the category of Economic Development and Recreation and Cultural Facilities. Funding is requested for two programs (Program “A”), which is the Library’s Sunday & Monday Operations Program and (Program “B”), the Business Resource Center at the Library. The specifics of the request are summarized below.

Funding Request Amount: $458,000
Organization Total Budget: $2,435,320
CRA Funds - Percentage of Budget: 19%
Amount of CRA A-GUIDE funding established: $308,000
Amount Funded in FY 17-18: $343,000
Reason the Library requested additional funds: To increase the following services to Program B: Inc. Pad Small Business Resource Center at the Library:
1. An increase of $4,000 for Professional Services / Consulting.
2. An increase of $1,000 for seminars and materials


FY 2017-18 Funding:
CRA A-GUIDElines Funding: $343,000
CRA Funding on behalf of the City: $110,000
Total Funded in FY 2017-18: $453,000

Program: “A” CRA Sundays & Mondays
Requesting Amount: $418,000
Program Budget: $418,000
Percentage of Program Budget: 100%

Program: “B” Inc. Pad Small Business Resource Center at the Library
Requesting Amount: $40,000 (Last FY $35,000)
Program Budget: $40,000
Percentage of Program Budget: 100%

This year’s Funding Evaluation Committee consisted of CRA Executive Director Jeff Costello, CRA Finance and Operations Director Lori Hayward, and Assistant City Manager Caryn Gardner-Young. The Committee rated the application package based on the established A-GUIDE criteria. Criteria ...

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