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File #: 21-1579    Version: 1 Name: 10/18/21 Old Fourth Ward Historic District Reconnaissance Level Resurvey
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/18/2021 In control: City Council
On agenda: 10/18/2021 Final action: 10/18/2021
Enactment date: 10/18/2021 Enactment #: R-21-391
Title: A Resolution to Apply for a Grant for $45,000 for a Reconnaissance Level Historic Resource Survey of the Old Fourth Ward Historic District
Attachments: 1. OldFourthWard.pdf
Title
A Resolution to Apply for a Grant for $45,000 for a Reconnaissance Level Historic Resource Survey of the Old Fourth Ward Historic District
Memorandum
If approved, this resolution will allow the City to apply for a grant from the State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) in the amount of $45,000 to hire a consultant to complete a Reconnaissance Level Historic Resource Survey of the Old Fourth Ward Historic District. A survey was completed in 1982 but omitted nearly 2/3 of the 344 properties in the Old Fourth Ward. A new survey will assist the Historic District Commission in making decisions, provide information to property owners and occupants, and comply with Certified Local Government requirements set by the SHPO.
Staff
Prepared by: Jill Thacher, City Planner
Reviewed by: Brett Lenart, Planning Manager
Derek Delacourt, Community Services Area Administrator
Approved by: John Fournier, Acting City Administrator
Body
Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor is a Certified Local Government (CLG) eligible to apply for Michigan Historic Preservation Fund grant dollars to support the city's historic preservation program;

Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor supports promoting historic preservation;

Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor will submit a 2021 CLG grant application to the Michigan State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) for a total grant request of $45,000 to fund a Reconnaissance Level Historic Resource Survey of the Old Fourth Ward Historic District;

Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor will be the sole recipient, administrator, logistics organizer, and fiscal agent of the grant, including contracting, paying vendors, and receiving reimbursement from SHPO;

Whereas, The City of Ann Arbor will provide general fund dollars and in-kind staffing salaries through its Historic Preservation Coordinator, to complete this project;

Whereas, City Planner/Historic Preservation Coordinator Jill Thacher shall be the Grant Project Manager who will oversee the CLG grant manag...

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