In the matter of approving and signing Klamath County Tourism Grant agreements for the Spring, 2019 cycle. Sue Murphy, Finance
Background: The Tourism Grant Review Panel met on April 8, 2019 to review and recommend grant applications for the Board of County Commissioners (BOCC) for funding. The BOCC reviewed the recommendations and awarded funding to grant recipients at public meetings held on April 17 and April 24, 2019, as detailed below:
Bonanza Museum/Historical Display $ 4,500.00
Klamath Trails Alliance-Spence Mtn. project 14,875.00
City of Malin-75th Celebration 5,333.33
Favell Museum-2019 Art Show 12,333.33
Gambler 500-OR Gambler 500 16,875.00
KCEDA-October Fest 20,000.00
Klamath Falls City Schools-92 Years... 5,744.00
Klamath Freedom Foundation-Freedom Days 4,250.00
Klamath Independent Film-2019 Film Festival 8,666.67
Rogue Promotions-Arena Wars 8,750.00 WITHDRAWN
Klamath Falls Downtown Association-Baskets 2,500.00
Klamath Trails Alliance-Pocket Trail Maps 1,419.25
Lost River-Bluegrass Festival 2,500.00
Ross Ragland Theater-Summer Movies 2,500.00
Bonanza Wing Wars 2,500.00
Two Rivers Art Gallery-CVIP 2,500.00
Subsequent to the BOCC awards, Rogue Promotions withdrew their grant application due to insurance considerations. The remaining grantees have satisfied all grant submission requirements and the contracts are complete and signed.
Fiscal Impact: Expenditure of $106,496.58 from the Tourism Competitive Grant Fund.
Recommended Motion: Approve and sign the Klamath County Tourism Grant agreements with above recipients and authorize the Chair and Finance Director to sign the Klamath County logo usage agreement (if submitted). Fiscal impact of $106,496.58 expenditure from the Tourism Competitive Grant Fund.