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File #: 2020-1118    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 9/15/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): District 5 To Appropriate Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act "CARES Act" Assigned to POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.05.602313 Reserved for District 5 Appropriations to the Community Based Organizations (CBOs) Described in the Fiscal Impact Section of this Agenda Item Below for Maintaining Food Security, Assistance with Rent/Mortgage/Utilities, Virtual Learning Assistance for Students and the Community at Large Who Have Been Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
Attachments: 1. 2020 09.22 Item 2020-1118
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Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: Board of Commissioners - District 5

SUBJECT:
Title
Commission District(s): District 5
To Appropriate Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act "CARES Act" Assigned to POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.05.602313 Reserved for District 5 Appropriations to the Community Based Organizations (CBOs) Described in the Fiscal Impact Section of this Agenda Item Below for Maintaining Food Security, Assistance with Rent/Mortgage/Utilities, Virtual Learning Assistance for Students and the Community at Large Who Have Been Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
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Information Contact: Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson
Phone Number: 404-371-2159

PURPOSE:
To approve a resolution to appropriate Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund proceeds assigned to POETA Account
#105424.63258.521209.01.05.602313, for the purposes of Maintaining Food Security for students, providing
technology for virtual learning and broadband access to students in DeKalb affected by the COVID-19
pandemic and provide temporary housing assistance to residents who are in need.

NEED/IMPACT:
COVID - 19 has impacted many families in District 5 and Public relief is needed to counter the impact of the
Coronavirus. This budget amendment will place resources with Community Based Organizations (CBOs) to
provide relief and support to residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic.

FISCAL IMPACT:
Appropriate an amount not to exceed $660,000 from POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.05.602313 to
the following Community Based Organizations/ District Initiatives listed below.

* Tabitha's House - $50,000 (Rent/Mortgage/Utility for Sex Trafficking Victims, Food Security, Virtual Learning Assistance)
* The Hank Stewart Foundation - $30,000 (Food Security, Rent/Mortgage/ Utility Assistance, Virtual Learning Assistance)
* District 5 Public Awareness Campaign - $30,000 (COVID - 19 Public Awareness Campaign)
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