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File #: 2021-3062    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Consent
File created: 9/1/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 9/14/2021 Final action: 9/14/2021
Title: Commission District(s): District 3 Allocation to appropriate American Rescue Plan Award funds assigned to POETA Account #105744.63258.521209.01.03.602479 reserved for District 3 (Amount Not to Exceed) $300,000 to community-based organizations to support Rent, Mortgage, Utilities, Food, Water Bill Assistance, and any other essential needs for those impacted by COVID-19.

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

SUBJECT:
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Commission District(s): District 3
Allocation to appropriate American Rescue Plan Award funds assigned to POETA Account #105744.63258.521209.01.03.602479 reserved for District 3 (Amount Not to Exceed) $300,000 to community-based organizations to support Rent, Mortgage, Utilities, Food, Water Bill Assistance, and any other essential needs for those impacted by COVID-19.

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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) $300,000 from the District 3 ARP Award from POETA Account # 105744.63258.521209.01.03.602479 to support Rent, Mortgage, Utilities, Food, Water Bill Assistance, and any other essential needs 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.

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 Latino Community Fund - $50,000 (Food, Mortgage, Rent, Utilities and Water Bill Assistance)
o Latin American Association - $50,000 (Food, Mortgage, Rent, Utilities and Water Bill Assistance)
o Center for Pan Asian Community Services (CPACS) - $50,000 ((Food, Mortgage, Rent, Utilities and Water Bill Assistance)
o DeKalb County Branch of the NAACP. - $50,000 (Food, Mortgage, Rent, Utilities and Water Bill Assistance)
o The Hank Steward Foundation - $50,000(Food, Mortgage, Rent, Utilities and Water Bill Assistance)
o DeKalb County Chapter of the 100 Black Men of America - 50,000 (Food, Mortg...

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