A Public Hearing on the following proposed Ordinance will be held before the Finance Committee on Monday, October 2, 2023 at 7:00 p.m. in the City Council Chambers, City Hall, 869 Park Avenue, City Hall, Cranston, R.I. pursuant to Section 3.12 of the Charter, in accordance with the RI General Laws Chapter 45-24-53 for the purpose of considering the following items listed on the agenda. Remote participation is also available by using the logon information provided below as posted on the City’s website at www.cranstonri.gov and Secretary of State’s website at www.sos.ri.gov.
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John P. Donegan
Finance Committee Chair
PROPSED ORD. AMENDMENT NO. 9-23-04 ALLOCATING $600,000 FROM THE AMERICAN RESCUE PLAN ACT FUNDS FOR THE PURPOSE OF UPGRADING CITY OF CRANSTON PLAYGROUNDS IN ALL SIX WARDS
It is ordained by the City Council of the City of Cranston as follows:
SECTION 1. That $600,000 be transferred from the American Rescue Plan Act Grant Fund to fund the upgrade, improvement, and renovation of City of Cranston playground facilities located on existing school properties. Said funds would be allocated equally among the six existing City of Cranston wards. Should allocated funds be unused in any particular ward, those funds shall be reallocated proportionately to the other wards.
SECTION 2. All funding referenced is subject to American Rescue Plan Act (APRA) spending guidance. Failure to comply with these regulations will result in a forfeiture of funding allocation.
SECTION 3. This ordinance shall take effect upon its final adoption.
I hereby certify that it is anticipated that sufficient funds will be available to fund this appropriation.
Thomas Zidelis, Director of Finance
Sponsored by: Mayor Kenneth J. Hopkins