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Title: A Resolution of the City Council of the City of Punta Gorda, Florida, authorizing submission of a Boater Revolving Fund grant application to the Charlotte County Marine Advisory Committee (MAC) for the Buckley’s Pass (Additional Harbor Access) Project; authorizing the City Manager to sign all grant documents and administer the grant on behalf of the City; and providing an effective date.

Grant Request $500,000

Recommended Action:

City Council approval for staff to apply for FY 2019/2020 Boater Revolving Fund grant assistance for Buckley's Pass in the amount $500,000 and authorization for the City Manager to execute documents and administer the grant.


Effective December 10, 2018, applicants may apply to the Charlotte County Marine Advisory Committee (MAC) for grant assistance from the Boater Revolving Fund revenues collected from boat registration fees, and from the West Coast Inland Navigation District (WCIND) revenues collected from property tax assessments. City Council has expressed a desire to request $500,000 towards the estimated $1.5 to $2 million cost for Buckley’s Pass. The application deadline is January 31, 2019, and if awarded funds would become available as of October 1, 2019.

Department/Division: Public Works
1.Resolution Buckley's Pass Mac Grant
2.Charlotte County Boater Revolving Fund FY 2019/2020 Grant Application and Guidelines
3.Sample Agreement for WCIND/BIF Subgrant Funding