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File #: 18-0400 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Workshop Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 7/2/2019 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 7/9/2019 Final action:
Title: FY 2019-20 CRA A-GUIDE FUNDING REQUEST - DELRAY BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Application Evaluation Form (Program A1, A2, & B)- Library, 3. Exhibit B1 - FY 2019-20 Goals & Outcome Report (Program A1, A2), 4. Exhibit B2 - FY 2019-20 Goals & Outcome Report (Program B), 5. Exhibit C - Combined Budget & Narrative Form (Program A1, A2, B) - Library
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TO: CRA Board of Commissioners
FROM: Lori Hayward, Finance and Operations Director
THROUGH: Renéé A. Jadusingh, CRA Executive Director
DATE: JULY 9, 2019

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FY 2019-20 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 2019-20 Budget in the amount of $458,000.

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Background:
The Library applied for CRA A-Guide Funding for FY 2019-20 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 and Technology, Training, and Innovation Lab Services and (Program “B”), the Small Business Development Center at the Library. The specifics of the request are summarized below.

Funding Request Amount: $558,000
Organization Total Budget: $2,560,726
CRA Funds - Percentage of Budget: 22%
Amount Funded in FY 18-19: $458,000
Reason the Library requested additional funds: To add Technology, Training, and Innovation Lab Services ($100,000)

Program “A”: CRA Sundays & Mondays and Technology, Training, and Innovation Lab
Requesting Amount: $518,000
Program Budget: $518,000
Percentage of Program Budget: 100%

Program “B”: Small Business Development Center at the Library
Requesting Amount: $40,000
Program Budget: $40,000
Percentage of Program Budget: 100%

This year’s Funding Evaluation Committee consisted of 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 used in review of the application were grouped into six categories weighted to total 100% as follows:

Organization Capacity 20%
Need for Project/Program 20%
Project/Program Description 10%
Logic Model 20%
Evaluation Plan 10%
Budget & Sustainability 20%

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