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File #: R-136-19    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 10/3/2019 In control: Labor and Economic Development Committee
On agenda: 10/24/2019 Final action: 10/24/2019
Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $695,000 FROM THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF LOUISVILLE TO FUND CERTAIN ACTIVITIES DESCRIBED IN THE AI INNOVATION DIGITAL ALLIANCE TO BE ADMINISTERED BY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Sponsors: David Yates (D-25)
Attachments: 1. R-136-19 V.1 101019 Innovation Digital Alliance.pdf, 2. Digital Alliance MOU Microsoft Agreement Signed FINAL.pdf

RESOLUTION No. __________, Series 2019

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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT AN AMOUNT NOT TO EXCEED $695,000 FROM THE COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OF LOUISVILLE TO FUND CERTAIN ACTIVITIES DESCRIBED IN THE AI INNOVATION DIGITAL ALLIANCE TO BE ADMINISTERED BY ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

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Sponsored By: CouncilMember YATES                 

 

WHEREAS, the Metro Government wishes to enter into this agreement through the Economic Development; and

WHEREAS, Artificial Intelligence (AI), Internet of Things (IoT), and Data Science are poised to transform the global economy, particularly in key Louisville industry clusters; and

WHEREAS, the activities alluded to primarily include the staff and work of a grant-funded Louisville AI Team, yet to be created, whose members will work with local companies and stakeholders to identify AI-ready problems and solutions in the service of making Louisville a regional hub for AI, IoT, and Data Science and position our community for growth of family-supporting jobs in a quickly changing economy;

BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (THE COUNCIL) AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION I:                     That the Mayor is hereby authorized to accept an amount not-to-exceed $695,000 from the Community Foundation of Louisville, to be administered by the Department of Economic Development, to fund certain activities described in the AI Innovation Digital Alliance.

 

SECTION II:  This Resolution shall take effect upon its passage and approval.

 

 

_______________________________ H. Stephen Ott Metro Council Clerk

_____________________________ David James President of the Council

 

 

 _______________________________ Greg Fischer Mayor

 _____________________________ Approval Date

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND LEGALITY:

 

Michael J. O’Connell

Jefferson County Attorney

 

 

BY:  ____________________________

 

 

FILE ID: R-136-19 RES AI Innovation Digital Alliance MOU.docx