A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Punta Gorda, Florida, as local host agency for the Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program, accepting funding from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection for implementing the Fiscal Year 2018 CHNEP Workplan and Budget; authorizing the City Manager to sign the funding agreement and administer the funding on behalf of the City; and providing an effective date.
Revenue Account: 116-0000-331-.31-60
Account No: 116-1536-537.12-01, 116-1536-537.21-00, 116-1536-537.22-10, 116-1536-537.23-00, and 116-1536-537.24-00
Funds: No City Funds are required. No match is required.
Staff recommends City Council approval of the proposed resolution.
The Charlotte Harbor National Estuary Program (CHNEP), hosted by the City of Punta Gorda, receives annual funding in the form of a Grant Agreement from the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (FDEP) to assist in implementing the CHNEP Work plan and Comprehensive Conservation and Management Plan. This grant does not require match. The FDEP funds provide support for staff to conduct research, restoration and outreach activities.