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  RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE TOWN MANAGER TO USE $50,000 IN
   THE ATHLETIC FIELD IMPROVEMENT ACCOUNT TO SUPPORT THE
  BUILDING OF A MIRACLE LEAGUE FIELD AT THE UCONN ATHLETIC
                          COMPLEX

WHEREAS, the Town of West Hartford received a grant from the State of Connecticut to
build youth softball and baseball fields at the UConn Athletic Complex; and

WHEREAS, as part of the original plans, a Miracle League Field designed to serve youth
with disabilities was approved but not funded because of budget limitations; and

WHEREAS, the West Hartford Little League and West Hartford Youth Softball League
have continued to raise funds to improve the complex; and

WHEREAS, volunteers, spearheaded by Marcus Apter, a thirteen year old West Hartford
resident, have continued to solicit donations, seek grants, and raise funds to build a
Miracle League Field but are still approximately $50,000 short of their $210,000 goal;
and

WHEREAS, the West Hartford Town Council wishes to support the efforts of the youth
leagues and the many volunteers who have worked hard to raise funds to complete the
Field; and

WHEREAS, the town’s Athletic Fields Improvement account has the necessary funds to
support the project;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE TOWN COUNCIL OF THE TOWN
OF WEST HARTFORD, that the Town Manager is hereby directed to transfer $50,000
from the Athletic Field Improvement project to build a Miracle League Field at the
UConn Athletic Complex and the Capital Projects Fund budget is hereby amended as
follows to reflect said transfer:

Decrease Estimated Revenues
41-831218-80004-9388       Athletic Field Improvements-Bond Proceeds       $50,000

Decrease Appropriations
41-831218-80004-3037        Athletic Field Improvements-Site Work          $50,000

Increase Estimated Revenues
41-831242-80004-9388        Miracle League Field-Bond Proceeds             $50,000

Increase Appropriations
41-831242-80004-3037        Miracle League Field-Site Work                 $50,000


VanWinkle
2/8/11

				
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