Tompkins County
New York

Resolution
2017-267

Payment of Multi-Year Tourism Capital Grant - 2017

Information

Department:Strategic Tourism Planning BoardSponsors:
Category:Tourism

Attachments

  1. Printout
  2. STPrecTCGNov2017

Resolution/Document Body

WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Tourism Program includes Tourism Capital Grants and Tompkins County Area Development (TCAD) administers the Tourism Capital Grants process, which includes designing the application process, reviewing and analyzing the feasibility and economic impact of tourism projects, and providing oversight for tourism projects, and

 

              WHEREAS, funding exists within the Tompkins County Tourism Program budget for Tourism Capital Grants, and

 

              WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Tourism Program and Tourism Capital Grants are funded entirely by Hotel Room Occupancy Tax, and

 

              WHEREAS, TCAD reviewed the following project with the Strategic Tourism Planning Board (STPB), and the STPB anticipates that the following project will encourage the development of tourism products and attractions in order to improve community assets, to increase the tourism business in the County, and to increase the income from the Room Occupancy Tax, and the following grant award has been reviewed and recommended by the STPB, and

 

              WHEREAS, the Tompkins County Legislature has reviewed the following project and has approved it for multi-year funding contingent on availability of funds and contingent upon implementation of the recipient’s project as described in the contract, now therefore be it

 

              RESOLVED, on recommendation of the Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee, That the Interim County Administrator or her designee is authorized to sign all documents related to this project:

 

Multi-Year Grant to be paid out of 2017 Tourism Capital Grant Budget

 

Applicant

Award Year

Project Value

AWARD

Distribution Years

2017 Payment

Sciencenter: Sustainability Gallery and Garden

2016

144,347

48,115

2016-2017

24,115

 

SEQR ACTION: TYPE II-1 and TYPE II-6

 

Meeting History

Dec 11, 2017 4:00 PM  Budget, Capital and Personnel Committee Regular Meeting
draft Draft
RESULT:RECOMMENDED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
SECONDER:Glenn Morey, Member
AYES:James Dennis, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Glenn Morey, Daniel Klein
ABSENT:Michael Sigler
Dec 19, 2017 5:30 PM Media Tompkins County Legislature Regular Meeting
RESULT:ADOPTED [UNANIMOUS]
MOVER:Carol Chock, Member
SECONDER:Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, Member
AYES:Will Burbank, Carol Chock, James Dennis, Rich John, Anna Kelles, Dooley Kiefer, Daniel Klein, Michael Lane, Leslyn McBean-Clairborne, David McKenna, Glenn Morey, Shawna Black, Michael Sigler, Martha Robertson