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File #: 2020-1390    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 11/3/2020 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/10/2020 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): District 5 To appropriate Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act "CARES ACT" funds, amount not to exceed $410,000 assigned to POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.05.602313 reserved for District 5 appropriations to the agencies, community based organizations (CBOs), or district initiatives described in the fiscal impact section of this agenda item below for maintaining food security, assistance with rent/mortgage/utilities, and virtual learning assistance for DeKalb County students and the DeKalb County community - at - large who have been adversely impacted by the COVID -19 pandemic.
Attachments: 1. 2020 11.10 Item 2020-1390
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Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: Board of Commissioners

SUBJECT:
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Commission District(s): District 5
To appropriate Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act "CARES ACT" funds, amount not to exceed $410,000 assigned to POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.05.602313 reserved for District 5 appropriations to the agencies, community based organizations (CBOs), or district initiatives described in the fiscal impact section of this agenda item below for maintaining food security, assistance with rent/mortgage/utilities, and virtual learning assistance for DeKalb County students and the DeKalb County community - at - large who have been adversely 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 $410,000 from POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.05.602313 to the following Agencies/Community Based Organizations/ District Initiatives listed below.

* Tabitha's House (2nd Allocation) - $50,000 (Rent/Mortgage/Utility for Sex Trafficking Victims, Food Security, Virtual Learning Assistance)
* SCLC Women, Inc (2nd Allocation) - $25,000 (Food Security, Rent/Mortgage/ Utility Assi...

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