For 2016, there are 2 grant levels.
- Renew and revitalize an existing public space
- Project is part of a revitalization, community or project plan
- Downtown Streetscaping: Improvements in a 2-3 block neighborhood/downtown
- Renews area as a destination & increases walkability
- Funds bike racks, seating, art, trees/planters, banners, etc.
- Part of a plan that includes other amenities (seating, artwork, trees, kiosks, etc.)
- Place Enhancements
- Part of a plan to expand or enhance an existing place and encourage more users
- Funds trees, trail connectors, paths, seating, tables, art, kiosks, etc.
- Funds can’t be used for repairs/replacements of amenities (i.e. benches, tables, etc.), landscaping, maintenance, infrastructure or capital improvements
- Promotes and markets an existing place
- Funds wayfarer/wayfinding signage, kiosks, trail markers, etc.
- Activities to Activate a Place
- Brings awareness to the place
- Activities need to be reoccurring; not one-time events
- Funds Farmer’s Markets, Night Markets, Movie Nights, etc.
- Create a new, outdoor public place accessible to the whole community (park, plaza, garden, trail, etc.)
- Project budget/costs can’t exceed $200,000
- Need to submit a design concept/plan of the project
- Dog Parks/Playgrounds/Community Gardens/Memorials
- Need to be multi-functional places and include a variety of amenities (kiosks, paths, seating, etc.) for the whole community to enjoy
- Memorial Sites
- Funding can’t be used for the memorial itself but for amenities at memorial (kiosks, seating, paths, etc.) to make it a multi-functional space
- Dog Parks
- Funds can only be used on amenities for people, i.e. seating, water fountain, kiosks, etc
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