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File #: 2021-2986    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 8/11/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 8/24/2021
Title: Commission District(s): District 3 District 3 American Rescue Plan Award Appropriations Not to Exceed $275,000

Public Hearing: YES ? NO ? Department: Board of Commissioners - District 3

SUBJECT:
Title
Commission District(s): District 3
District 3 American Rescue Plan Award Appropriations Not to Exceed $275,000

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

PURPOSE:
To approve the appropriation (amount not to exceed) $275,000 from the District 3 ARP Award from POETA Account # 105744.63258.521209.01.03.602479 to support Rent, Mortgage, Utilities, Food, Water Bill Assistance, COVID-19 Testing & Vaccination and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) assistance 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. In addition, provide the necessary resources for helping eradicate COVID-19. The funding will be provided to Community Based Organizations (CBO) to help sustain the families during this difficult period.

FISCAL IMPACT:
The funding will come from District 3 ARP Award from POETA Account # 105744.63258.521209.01.03.602479 and appropriated to the following agencies:
o MedCura Health (formerly Oakhurst Medical Center) - $100,000 (Personal Protective Equipment, COVID -19 Testing and Vaccination)
o Center Helping Obesity In Children End Successfully (CHOICES) - $50,000 (Food, Mortgage, Rent, Utilities and Water Bill Assistance)
o Saint Philips Cares - $50,000 ((Food, Mortgage, Rent, Utilities and Water Bill Assistance)
o STAND Inc. - $50,000 (Food, Mortgage, Rent, Utilities and Water Bill Assistance)
o Community Boutique - $25,000 (Food, Mortgage, Rent, Utilities and Water Bill Assistance)


RECOMMENDATION:
Recommended Action
To approve the appropriation (amount not to exceed) $275,000 from District 3 ARP Award from POETA Account # 105744.63258.521209.01.03.602479 to support Rent, Mor...

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