Information from The Big Lake Community Council:
BLCC officers for 2018-2019:
Sandy Baker – President
Cindy Bettine – Vice-President
Steven Hawk – Secretary
Yvonne Ruth – Treasurer
At the October meeting it was determined that there will not be a quorum for the November meeting – so it is cancelled.
For the December meeting we are going to change things up a little…
6 p.m. – Community potluck – Peggy Worland will be coordinating the food, please let her know what dish you will be bringing – firstname.lastname@example.org
7 p.m. – Meeting completely dedicated to Neighborhood Watch and grant funds available for this program. Attached is the grant information.
Community and Neighborhood Watch Grants
All lines of the application must be completed. A copy of organization officers by name and
title and the bylaws or resolution that specifies that the purpose of the organization is
community/neighborhood watch activities is required.
“Name of Applicant” refers to the organization receiving the funds.
“Title of Project” This is a brief, one sentence description of the anticipated use of grant funds.
Further detail and explanation is provided in a different section of the application.
“Applicant Contact Person” All grantees must provide the name of the individual who will serve
as the contact person for questions and financial/progress reports.
“Mailing Address” The address that the municipality, organization or group uses for IRS and/or
State of Alaska or municipal business.
“Alaska Business License or IRS EIN Number” In order to receive grant funds the entity must be
able to legally do business in the State of Alaska.
“Project Budget” Total of all items listed in Section 3 of the application.
A “narrative description of the project and need” is a brief statement of the items or services that
the grant will assist in obtaining, and the community/neighborhood watch activities these items
or services will support.
Examples of eligible expenditures include decals, radios, safety equipment, and gas cards as
items known to be useful to the activities of community/neighborhood watch. The category
“Other” includes all other community/neighborhood watch services and items that might be
eligible for funding. Offensive and defensive weapons, ammunition, explosives, chemical sprays,
etc., are not eligible for funding.
As stated in the program description: “In general, the definition of ‘community and
neighborhood watch’ is a group that partners citizens with law enforcement agencies in an effort
to reduce crime.”
“Law Enforcement Agency” means a state, borough or other agency with legal enforcement
“Governing Body” means a municipality, village council, tribe or other entity with legal
“Community Organization” means a community council or other organization chartered by a
A law enforcement contact name and phone number is required. The contact must be an
individual with knowledge of the applicant organization’s community/neighborhood watch
activities. Law enforcement agencies may be contacted to verify the community/neighborhood
watch organization’s activities.