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File #: 2020-1396    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 7 To Appropriate Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act "CARES Act" Assigned to POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.07.602313 Reserved for District 7 Appropriations to Non-Profit Organizations that have been Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic
Attachments: 1. 2020 11.10 Item 2020-1396

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Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Board of Commissioners - District 7                                     

 

SUBJECT:

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Commission District(s): District 7

To Appropriate Coronavirus, Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act “CARES Act” Assigned to POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.07.602313 Reserved for District 7 Appropriations to Non-Profit Organizations that have been Severely Impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic

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Information Contact: Commissioner Lorraine Cochran-Johnson

Phone Number: 404-371-2899

 

PURPOSE:

To approve a resolution to appropriate Federal Coronavirus Relief Fund proceeds from the District 7 POETA
account #105424.63258.521209.01.07.602313 for the purpose of providing non-profit organizations that have
become negatively impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic, lost the ability to operate, been forced to close, or
have laid off or furloughed employees. The grants will enable local non-profits to continue providing vital
services to DeKalb County citizens.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

DeKalb County stakeholders servicing constituents have a need for financial support in order to provide essential resources and relief to DeKalb County residents affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The DeKalb County Community Development Department will have oversight for the program management, and monitoring of the $150,000.00 in funding allocations to these non-profit organizations.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

Appropriate an amount not to exceed $150,000 from POETA Account #105424.63258.521209.01.07.602313 to the following non-profit organizations:

 

Friends of Disabled Adults and Children - $30,000

The Hank Stewart Foundation - $30,000

Africa’s Children’s Fund - $30,000

Center for Pan Asian Communities, Inc. - $30,000

Greenforest McCalep Christian Academic Center - $30,000.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve the resolution and authorize the chief executive officer to execute all necessary documents.