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Murray-Hayden Urban Parks and Youth Service Program

Technical Assistance Information for 2002 Resources Bond Act Murray-Hayden Program

  Murray-Hayden Urban Parks and Youth Services Program Funded Projects


2002 Murray-Hayden FAQs                  (PDF DOC | WORD DOC)
Fidelity Bond FAQs                                (PDF DOC | WORD DOC)
Three-Bid Process FAQs                     (PDF DOC | WORD DOC)


New Eligible Applicants:  Due to an increase in population, the City of Modesto,  the County of Kern, all cities within Kern County, and all eligible districts and non-profit organizations within either the City of Modesto or Kern County are now eligible for the Murray-Hayden Grant Program.  This decision is only extended to the Murray-Hayden program and does not effect any other 2002 Resources Bond Act programs.


Match Eliminated for Murray-Hayden Program:  The matching requirement for the 2002 Resources Bond Act Murray-Hayden Grant Program has been eliminated with the passage of AB 1747 (Chapter 240, Statutes of 2003).  The matching requirement for all competitive Murray-Hayden projects that were funded under the 2000 Parks Bond Act still applies. 

Revised Guidelines Available:
  Due to the elimination of the match requirement, the Procedural Guide for the 2002 Resources Bond Act Murray-Hayden Grant Program has been revised.

Revised Murray-Hayden Program Procedural Guide
PDF DOC | WORD DOC
 

Eligible applicants: Heavily urbanized counties, heavily urbanized cities, and districts, as defined, and non-profit organizations within heavily urbanized cities and counties.  Due to an increase in population, the City of Modesto,  the County of Kern, all cities within Kern County, and all eligible districts and non-profit organizations within either the City of Modesto or Kern County are now eligible for the Murray-Hayden Grant Program.  This decision is only extended to the Murray-Hayden program and does not effect any other 2002 Resources Bond Act programs.

"District" means:

           Any regional park district, regional park and open-space district,
             or regional open-space district formed pursuant to the 
             Public Resources Code, Article 3 (commencing with Section 5500)
             of Chapter 3; 
           Any recreation and park district formed pursuant to Chapter 4,
             Public Resources Code, (commencing) with Section 5780)
             or an authority formed
             pursuant to Division 26 (commencing with Section 35100); 
           With respect to any community or unincorporated region
             that is not in within a district, and in which no city or county
             provides parks or recreational areas or facilities, "district" also
             means any other district that is authorized by statute to operate
             and manage parks or recreational areas or facilities, employs
             a full-time park and recreation director, offers year-round park and
             recreation services on lands and facilities owned
             by the district, and allocates a substantial portion of its
             annual operation budget to parks or recreation areas or facilities.

Eligible projects: Acquisition and development, development, and rehabilitation of parks, park facilities, environmental enhancement projects, youth centers, or environmental youth service centers that :

          are within the immediate proximity of a neighborhood that
             has a critical lack of park or open space lands or deteriorated park
             facilities; 
          are in an area of significant poverty and unemployment,
          have a shortage of youth services for youth.

Priority shall be given to capital projects that employ neighborhood residents and at-risk youth.

Funds Available: Approximately $46,675,000
 
Application Filing Deadline was: 
December 15, 2003