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File #: 22-0023   
Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 12/16/2021 In control: Clark County Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 1/4/2022 Final action:
Title: Authorize the Director of Parks and Recreation or his designee to sign grant documents and accept any funds awarded from NFL Green. (For possible action)
Attachments: 1. Staff Report

CLARK COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS

AGENDA ITEM

 

Petitioner:

Daniel Hernandez, Director of Parks and Recreation

Recommendation: 

title

Authorize the Director of Parks and Recreation or his designee to sign grant documents and accept any funds awarded from NFL Green.  (For possible action)

body

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

Fund #:

2031

Fund Name:

County Grants

Fund Center:

1280130170

Funded PGM/Grant:

TBD

Amount:

$20,000

Description:

NFL Pro Bowl 2022 Community Greening Point

Additional Comments:

N/A

 

BACKGROUND: 


Receive grant funds for NFL Green grant application submittal that was authorized by the BCC December 7, 2021. 

The National Football League and Verizon have developed a community matching grant program to fund a community "greening" project, including tree-planting, community gardens, habitat restoration or reforestation initiatives throughout the Las Vegas area.  With acceptance of grant funds, Clark County plans to plant 600 native trees and 600 native plants in the Wetlands Park Nature Preserve. 

Staff recommends approval.