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File #: ID 20-0529    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 6/29/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 7/21/2020 Final action: 7/21/2020
Title: Resolution Authorizing a Public Enterprise Agreement in the Amount of $125,000 with Piedmont Conservation Council for a Stream Restoration Along North Buffalo Creek at Revolution Mills to Participate in the North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund Grant Funded Project
Indexes: District 2, WR Contracts
Attachments: 1. SoS_North Central PCC.pdf, 2. Grant Application.pdf, 3. 20-0529 RES North Central PCC.pdf
Title
Resolution Authorizing a Public Enterprise Agreement in the Amount of $125,000 with Piedmont Conservation Council for a Stream Restoration Along North Buffalo Creek at Revolution Mills to Participate in the North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund Grant Funded Project

Body
Department: Water Resources
Council District: 2

Public Hearing: No
Advertising Date/By: N/A

Contact 1 and Phone: Mike Borchers, 373-2494
Contact 2 and Phone: Kristine Williams, 373-2556

PURPOSE:
The Water Resources Department wishes to enter into a partnership to participate in stream restoration efforts in the amount of $125,000 with Piedmont Conservation Council (PCC), and its partner, Self Help, Inc. The $125,000 will be used as matching funds towards a grant from the North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund, which has been awarded to PCC in the amount of $445,500 for stream restoration work along North Buffalo Creek near the future Greenway at Revolution Mills.

BACKGROUND:
The Water Resources Department's Stormwater Division is committed to promoting a culture of collaborative community involvement and environmental enhancement projects to protect property, reduce flooding, and improve water quality. The division has partnered with Self Help, Inc. for environmental enhancements along the route of the future Greenway near Revolution Mills. Self Help, Inc. has further partnered with PCC to apply for a grant from the North Carolina Clean Water Management Trust Fund for stream restoration work along a section of future Greenway near Revolution Mills. PCC submitted and was successfully awarded a grant in the amount of $445,500 for stream restoration work along North Buffalo Creek near the future Greenway at Revolution Mills. The local Tannenbaum-Sternberger Foundation is also participating through a cash match.

This project will involve the detailed design, permitting, and construction of an innovative stream corridor restoration project. The project, located o...

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