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File #: 2020-1135    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 9/16/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/22/2020 Final action: 9/22/2020
Title: Commission District(s): District 3 To Appropriate Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Assigned to POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.03.602313 Reserved for District 3.
Attachments: 1. 2020 09.22 Item 2020-1135
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Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: Board of Commissioners - District 3

SUBJECT:
Title
Commission District(s): District 3
To Appropriate Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act Assigned to POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.03.602313 Reserved for District 3.

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Information Contact: Larry Johnson, Commissioner District 3
Phone Number: 404-371-2425

PURPOSE:
To approve the appropriation of $700,000 from District 3 CARES Fund from POETA Account #
105424.63258.521209.01.03.602313 to support Rent, Mortgage, Utilities, Food, Testing, Personal Protective
Equipment (PPE) assistance and Arts Program for those impacted by COVID-19.

NEED/IMPACT:
The funds are being appropriated to help the many families within District 3 that have
experienced job loss, reduced wages and require emergency assistance during the pandemic. The funding will
be provided to Community Based Organizations (CBO) to help sustain the families during this difficult period.
DeKalb County Community Development will have oversight for the program management, administering and
monitoring of the funds to the appropriate agencies.

FISCAL IMPACT:
The funding will come from District 3 CARES Fund from POETA Account # 105424.63258.521209.01.03. and appropriated to the following agencies:
o DeKalb Creative Community Program - $250,000 (Arts and Culture Programming)
o New Life Community Ministries Inc. - $150,000 (Rent, Utilities, Mortgage and Food)
o Atlanta Legal Aide - $100,000 (Evictions, Legal Counsel and Advice)
o Women Moving On Inc. - $50,000 (Rent, Utilities, Mortgage and Food)
o Atlanta Masjid Inc. - $50,000 (Rent, Utilities, Mortgage and Food)
o Oak Hurst Medical Center - $50,000 (Personal Protective Equipment & Testing)
o Greater Piney Grove Community Development Inc. - $50,000 (Rent, Utilities, Mortgage and Food)


RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
To approve the appropriation of $700,000 from District...

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