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File #: 2021-3006    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 8/17/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 8/24/2021 Final action: 8/24/2021
Title: Commission District(s): District 5 An item to allocate $150,000 of the American Rescue Plan funds, reserved for District 5 appropriations to Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation for the purposes of emergency childcare relief funding, technology assistance, discharge of student debt and other purposes

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Board of Commissioners - District 5                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): District 5

An item to allocate $150,000 of the American Rescue Plan funds, reserved for District 5 appropriations to Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation for the purposes of emergency childcare relief funding, technology assistance, discharge of student debt and other purposes

Body

 

Information Contact: Commissioner Mereda Davis Johnson

Phone Number: 404-371-2159

 

PURPOSE:

The purpose of this agenda item is to allocate funding to Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation to provide emergency assistance for students who have been financially and adversly impacted by the COVID - 19 public health crises.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

According to United States Department of Education Secretary, Miguel Cardona, “These funds are critical to ensuring that all of our nation’s students - particularly those disproportionately impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic - have the opportunity to enroll, continue their education, graduate, and pursue their careers,”

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

 To allocate:

                     $150,000 to Georgia Piedmont Technical College Foundation

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

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