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Feb 04, 2019

Las Vegas City Council met on Wednesday, Jan. 16. Below are some agenda items that may be of interest.

Agenda Item 12 – Prime Design Services Contract for Corridor of Hope Courtyard: City Council approved the amendment to a contract they previously approved with LG Architects; it provides additional programming/as-builts, schematic design, design development, construction documents and specifications for the expanded site and scope of the project including a day center with movable walls, two story intake administration building with showers, toilets and laundry facilities, new guest services building and outdoor shaded sleeping area for 500 individuals. This project is funded by Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Funds. Click here to learn more about plans for the courtyard.

Agenda Item 36– Neon Sign Maintenance Agreement: In 2017, the Commission for the Las Vegas Centennial issued a grant to the city in the amount of $762,500 for the restoration, reconstruction and construction of the neon signs on East Fremont Street and part of the Project Enchilada. $100,000 of those funds was set aside for maintenance of those signs for seven years with a three year extension. City Council vote to formalize the agreement between the city and Downtown Project for the maintenance of those signs.

Agenda Item 38– Land Purchase of 14 Parcels at Main Street and Bonneville Avenue: City Council approved the purchase of 14 parcels, 2+ acres, to redevelop vacant land for potential open space, green space and mixed-use development space at northeast corner of Main Street and Bonneville Avenue. The purchase sales agreement will be assigned to City Parkway V, Inc. to acquire the property.

Agenda Item 42 – Youth Neighborhood Association Partnership Program (YNAPP) Grant Review Board Recommendations: YNAPP is a collaboration of youth, neighborhood associations and government allowing youth to take park on youth-led, youth-driven projects of their own design. To complete these projects, YNAPP provides grants of up to $1,000 each to youth groups, which then must match the grant amount with volunteer labor, supplies or cash. Through YNAPP, youth acquire skills in leadership and teamwork while contributing to their communities. City Council approved the allocation of $45,000 for 46 project teams:

- 26 community service projects

- 4 community service projects

- 16 education community projects

These projects will leverage a community match of over $237,832 in volunteer labor, in-kind donations of goods and services, and/or financial contributions. Click here to learn more about YNAPP.