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14611 1 RESOLUTION NO. 14,611 2 3 A RESOLUTION TO AUTHORIZE THE CITY MANAGER TO APPLY 4 FOR AN ARKANSAS DEPARTMENT OF PARKS & TOURISM 5 OUTDOOR RECREATION GRANT TO RENOVATE THE CIVITAN 6 AMPHITHEATER AT THE LITTLE ROCK ZOO; AND FOR OTHER 7 PURPOSES. 8 9 WHEREAS, the City held four (4) public hearings in April and May of 2017 to gather input for 10 possible grant projects at the Little Rock Zoo and determined that the renovation of the Civitan 11 Amphitheater to include a permanent shade structure, improved lighting and ADA-compliant seating, as 12 well as an on-stage penguin pool,were the most supported projects; and, 13 WHEREAS, the City has the opportunity to apply for a grant in the amount of Two Hundred Fifty 14 Thousand Dollars($250,000.00)from the Outdoor Recreation Grant Program of the Arkansas Department 15 of Parks&Tourism to assist in the funding of these improvements; 16 NOW,THEREFORE,BE IT RESOLVED BY THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS OF THE CITY 17 OF LITTLE ROCK,ARKANSAS: 18 Section 1. The City Manager is authorized to apply for an Outdoor Recreation Grant from the 19 Arkansas Department of Parks & Tourism in an amount of Two Hundred Fifty Thousand Dollars 20 ($250,000.00), to provide renovation of the Civitan Amphitheater at the Little Rock Zoo which would 21 include permanent shading, lighting,ADA-compliant seating and an on-stage pool for the penguins. 22 Section 2. Severability. In the event any title, section, paragraph, item, sentence, clause, phrase, or 23 word of this resolution is declared or adjudged to be invalid or unconstitutional, such declaration or 24 adjudication shall not affect the remaining portions of the resolution which shall remain in full force and 25 effect as if the portion so declared or adjudged invalid or unconstitutional was not originally a part of the 26 resolution. 27 Section 3. Repealer. All resolutions, bylaws, and other matters inconsistent with this resolution are 28 hereby repealed to the extent of such inconsistency. 29 ADOPTED: August 1,2017 30 AT ' APPROVED: 31 , � / 32 NIIIVA /di 1/44 33 san I ley,City Clerk Mark Stodola,Mayor 34 [Page 1 of 2] 1 APPRO D AS TO LEGAL FORM: 2 3 14/kIwk-7 la• ' frir 4 Thomas M. Carpenter, City At r I (ney 5 // 6 // 7 // 8 // 9 // ' 10 // 11 // 12 // 13 // 14 // 15 // 16 // 17 // 18 // 19 // 20 // 21 // 22 // 23 // 24 // 25 // 26 // 27 // 28 // 29 // 30 // 31 // 32 // 33 // 34 // [Page 2 of 2]