Budget and Capital Committee
April 16, 2002
5:15 p.m.
Clerk of the Board's Office

Present:  P. Penniman, T. Todd, L. McBean, R. Booth, M. Robertson

 Mr. Penniman called the meeting to order at 5:18 p.m.  He announced the April 23 meeting has been rescheduled to April 30th.

 It was MOVED by Ms. McBean, seconded by Mr. Booth, and unanimously adopted by voice vote to approve the following resolution and submit to the full Board:

RESOLUTION NO.     - FUNDING OF TOURISM DEVELOPMENT GRANTS AND APPROPRIATION FROM ROOM TAX FUND
                                          BALANCE

 WHEREAS, Tompkins County has a grant program for tourism development using funds drawn entirely from Room Occupancy Tax, and
 WHEREAS, Tompkins County has requested and reviewed grant applications for recommendation to the Tompkins County Board of Representatives through the Economic and Workforce Development Committee with the advice of the Strategic Tourism Planning Board, now therefore be it
 RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Economic and Workforce Development and Budget and Capital Committees, That the following grants are approved:

 Cayuga Nature Center – Maple Sugar Festival                                                                     $  2,000
 Community Arts Partnership – Ithaca Artists’ Market and Holiday Artists’ Market               $  1,000
 Community Arts Partnership – Greater Ithaca Art Trail                                                         $  2,000
 Community School of Music & Arts – National Dance Day: Sharing Our Cultures                $  1,000
 Ithaca Downtown Partnership – Apple Harvest Festival                                                       $  1,000
 Ithaca Festival – Circus Eccentrithaca                                                                                  $  3,000
 Kitchen Theatre – Pre-Holiday Getaway Package Marketing Campaign                               $  5,000
          Paleontological Research – Field Trip Exploration/Summer Discovery Trail Calendar   $  4,000
 Southside Community Center – The Nguzo Saba:  The Seven Principles of Kwanzaa            $  2,300
                                                                                                                            TOTAL    $21,300

 RESOLVED, further, That in addition to the $20,000 approved in the 2002 County budget, an additional $1,300 shall be appropriated from the Room Tax Fund Balance,
 RESOLVED, further, That the County Administrator or designee shall be authorized to sign any documents related to the aforementioned projects.
SEQR ACTION:  TYPE II-20

* * * * * * * * * *

Adjournment

 The meeting adjourned at 5:20 p.m.

Tompkins County Board of Representatives Homepage
Tompkins County Homepage
E-mail Comments about this page