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File #: 2020-0896    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 8/3/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Districts Contract with the Urban League of Greater Atlanta using CDBG funds for the delivery of a Micro-Enterprise Program to Small Businesses and Citizens in DeKalb County. Amount Not to Exceed $115,000.

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Community Development                                     

 

SUBJECT:

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Commission District(s): All Districts

Contract with the Urban League of Greater Atlanta using CDBG funds for the delivery of a Micro-Enterprise Program to Small Businesses and Citizens in DeKalb County. Amount Not to Exceed $115,000.

 

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Information Contact: Allen S. Mitchell

Phone Number: 404.969.9921

 

PURPOSE:

To consider approving a contract with the Urban League of Greater Atlanta in an amount not to exceed $115,000 for the provision of the DeKalb Micro-Enterprise Program for DeKalb County based small businesses and citizens of DeKalb.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

The BOC approved the 2019 - 2023 Consolidated Plan including the 2019 Annual Action Plan on July 23, 2019 which allocated CDBG funding to the Urban League of Greater Atlanta for the provision of the DeKalb Micro-Enterprise Program for DeKalb County based small businesses and citizens of DeKalb. The Urban League of Greater Atlanta has been working with DeKalb County since Fall of 2017 and has conducted 10 full sessions. These Micro -Enterprise training sessions were conducted in both Spanish and English for 130 DeKalb based small businesses and citizens. Since the COVID-19 Pandemic, the Urban League of Greater Atlanta has successfully implemented the virtual classroom concept.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

There is no Fiscal Impact to the County

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve a contract with the Urban League of Greater Atlanta in an amount not to exceed $115,000 for the provision of the DeKalb Micro-Enterprise Program for DeKalb County based small businesses and citizens of DeKalb.