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File #: 22-0177    Name: Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund (CFPF) Grant Application for the Waterfront Flood Mitigation Project
Type: Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/13/2021 In control: City Council Legislative Meeting
On agenda: 10/26/2021 Final action:
Title: Resolution Approving a $10 million Grant Application to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and Virginia Resources Authority (VRA)'s for the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund (CFPF) Grant Program for the Waterfront Flood Mitigation Project. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
Attachments: 1. 22-0177 _WFI-CFPF Resolution, 2. 22-0177_Final Resolution
City of Alexandria, Virginia
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MEMORANDUM



DATE: OCTOBER 19, 2021

TO: THE HONORABLE MAYOR AND MEMBERS OF CITY COUNCIL

FROM: MARK B. JINKS, CITY MANAGER /s/

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Resolution Approving a $10 million Grant Application to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and Virginia Resources Authority (VRA)'s for the Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund (CFPF) Grant Program for the Waterfront Flood Mitigation Project. [ROLL-CALL VOTE]
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ISSUE: Consideration of a competitive grant application to the Virginia Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR) and Virginia Resources Authority (VRA) for up to $10 million for the FY 2021 Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund (CFPF) grant program for the Waterfront Flood Mitigation Project (Project).

RECOMMENDATION: That City Council:

(1) Adopt the attached resolution authorizing the City Manager ("the Authorized Representative") to submit a competitive grant application to DCR for a grant request and potential award of up to $10 million for planning and design costs, from the FY 2021 Virginia Community Flood Preparedness Fund for the planning and design activities associated with the City's Waterfront Flood Mitigation Project ("Project");
(2) Authorize the City Manager to enter into any agreements that may be required to receive these funds should the requested allocation be approved, and to provide certification of Council's commitment to fund the City's local share; and
(3) Commit to fund its local share of engineering and construction costs and to fund the remaining costs of implementing the Project to complete planning and design activities covered under the grant award.

BACKGROUND: The Virginia Flood Preparedness Fund (Fund) grant program supports regions and localities in Virginia to reduce the impacts of flooding, including flooding driven by climate change. The Fund prioritizes pro...

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