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File #: 2020-1107    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 9/10/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 10/13/2020 Final action: 10/13/2020
Title: Commission District(s): All Appropriation of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding to Eligible Programs and Operating Expenses
Attachments: 1. 2020 09.22 Item 2020-1107

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Chief Executive Office                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): All

Appropriation of Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act Funding to Eligible Programs and Operating Expenses

 

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Information Contact:  Zachary L. Williams, COO/Executive Assistant

Phone Number: 404-371-2881

 

PURPOSE:

To appropriate CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund funding to reimburse eligible operating expenses.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

On March 27, 2020 the Federal Government allocated $125,341,475.20 in CARES Act funding to DeKalb County.

 

The CARES Act provides that payments from the Fund may only be used to cover costs that -

1.                     Are necessary expenditures incurred due to the public health emergency with respect to the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)

2.                     Were not accounted for in the budget most recently approved as of March 27, 2020 (the date of enactment of the CARES Act) for the County; and

3.                     Were incurred during the period which begins on March 1, 2020 and ends on December 30, 2020.

 

This action appropriates CARES Act funding to reimburse eligible costs incurred to the county’s operating budget.

 

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

DeKalb County has received $125,341,475.20 which is assisting with COVID-19 testing, hazard/frontline pay, public safety, mental health assistance, telework capabilities, food insecurity, business loans, virtual summer camps, grants for non-profits and cities.  To date expenditures total $45,227,951.68

 

No impact on the County.

 

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve the appropriation of CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Fund funding to reimburse eligible operating expenses and authorize the chief executive officer to execute all necessary documents....