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File #: 18-0922 CRA    Version: 1 Name:
Type: CRA Board Action Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 9/21/2021 In control: Community Redevelopment Agency
On agenda: 9/28/2021 Final action:
Title: RETROACTIVE APPROVAL TO APPLY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022 SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY BLIGHTED PROPERTY GRANT
Attachments: 1. Agenda Cover Report, 2. Exhibit A - Application Package
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TO:                                           CRA Board of Commissioners

FROM:                       Alexina Jeannite, Community Engagement Director

THROUGH:                      Renée A. Jadusingh, Esq., Executive Director

DATE:                      September 28, 2021

 

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RETROACTIVE APPROVAL TO APPLY FOR FISCAL YEAR 2021-2022 SOLID WASTE AUTHORITY OF PALM BEACH COUNTY BLIGHTED PROPERTY GRANT

 

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Recommended Action:

Recommendation

Motion to approve application to the Solid Waste Authority of Palm Beach County. If approved, this grant would provide funds to address activities related to demolishing structures for future development; the removal of demolition products, rubble and other debris pursuant to zoning requirement within the incorporated city limits of Delray Beach.

 

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Background:

The primary goal of the grant request is to assist in the cleanup or beautification of distressed, blighted or otherwise impacted properties and to maintain safe, habitable and viable neighborhoods.  Grant funds will be used for two demolition projects, including pre and post demolition activities.  Properties included in the project proposal listed below and details are included in Exhibit A - Application Package.

 

1.                     606 West Atlantic Avenue - Schuler’s Memorial Chapel (commercial property)

2.                     34 NW 6th Avenue (residential property)

 

The demolition projects align with the objectives of the SWA Blighted Property Grant in that they will improve the quality of life and provide a safer, healthier and more aesthetically pleasing environment for the residents of the City of Delray Beach.  If awarded, it would be an eligible, cost-reimbursement contract funded by the SWA.  The CRA has previously received this grant.

 

Attachments: Exhibit A - Application Package.

 

CRA Attorney Review:

N/A

 

Finance Review:

N/A

 

Funding Source/Financial Impact:

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