Supervisors KINOWSKI AND ARGOTSINGER offered the following Resolution and moved its adoption:

RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING ACCEPTANCE OF A COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT BLOCK GRANT FROM THE NYS OFFICE OF COMMUNITY RENEWAL TO OPERATE A FULTON COUNTY 2018 MICRO-ENTERPRISE GRANT PROGRAM

WHEREAS, Resolution 255 of 2018 authorized 2018 Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) application to the NYS Office of Community Renewal to Operate a Fulton County Micro-Enterprise Grant Program and set the date of a Public Hearing regarding said application; and

WHEREAS, the CRG proposes to administer said grant program on behalf of the County in a grant amount of $200,000.00; and

WHEREAS, the Micro-Enterprise Grant program is intended to provide grants up to $35,000.00 to small businesses with five or less full-time employees to assist with start-up or expansion costs; now, therefore be it

RESOLVED, That upon the recommendation of the Committees on Economic Development and Environment and Finance, the Chairman of the Board be and hereby is authorized to execute an agreement with the New York State Office of Community Renewal for a Community Development Block Grant (CDBG), in the amount of $200,000.00 to operate a “Fulton County Micro-Enterprise Grant” program to benefit area businesses; and, be it further

RESOLVED, That certified copies of this Resolution be forwarded to the County Treasurer, Fulton County Center for Regional Growth, Fulton County Industrial Development Agency, Fulton Montgomery Regional Chamber of Commerce, Budget Director/County Auditor and Administrative Officer/Clerk of the Board.

Seconded by Supervisor BORN and adopted by the following vote:
TOTAL: Ayes: 16 Nays: 0 Absent: 4 (Supervisors Breh, Lauria, Rice and Waldron)

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