City of Somerville

Agenda Item

Requesting acceptance of a grant from America's Promise Alliance in the amount of $2,500 to celebrate the city's designation as one of the nation's "100 Best Communities for Young People."


Department:Mayor’s OfficeSponsors:
Category:Mayor's RequestPurposes:Grant/Gift


  1. America's Promise Alliance Grant 9-16-11

Official Text

To the Honorable Board:


The City of Somerville has been awarded a grant in the amount of $ 2,500.00 from the Americas Promise Alliance.  The funds will be used to fund the "Celebrate Somerville!" event held on February 25, 2012 to celebrate the City’s designation, for the fourth consecutive year, as one of the nation’s “100 Best Communities for Young People” by the America’s Promise Alliance. 


In accordance with M.G.L. Chapter 44, section 53A, which requires a vote of the Board of Aldermen for the expenditure of grants or gifts from the federal government, a charitable foundation, private corporation, or an individual or from the Commonwealth, a country or a municipality or agency thereof, I request that you accept this grant.


Respectfully submitted


Joseph A. Curtatone


Meeting History

Apr 12, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting
Apr 18, 2012 7:30 PM  Finance Committee Committee Meeting
Apr 26, 2012 7:00 PM Video Board of Aldermen Regular Meeting