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File #: 2021-3384    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Action
File created: 11/9/2021 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 11/16/2021 Final action:
Title: Commission District(s): All Appropriation of American Rescue Plan Act Funding to Fund an Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Program

                                    

Public Hearing:  YES      NO                                                   Department: Chief Executive Office                                     

 

SUBJECT:

Title

Commission District(s): All

Appropriation of American Rescue Plan Act Funding to Fund an Employee COVID-19 Vaccination Incentive Program

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Information Contact: Zachary L. Williams, COO/Executive Assistant

Phone Number: 404-371-2881

 

PURPOSE:

To appropriate American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act funding to fund an employee COVID-19 vaccination incentive program.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

The Federal Government allocated $147,484,541 in American Rescue Plan (ARP) Act funding to DeKalb County to be distributed in two tranches in 2021 and 2022.

 

The Board of Commissioners have previously appropriated $68.2 million from ARP to fund other eligible programs and operating expenses with the remaining $5,587,566 in reserves.

 

This action appropriates $1,900,000 from the ARP reserves to fund an employee COVID-19 vaccination incentive program. Employees who timely provide proof of full vaccination via a secure web page will receive a $300 incentive.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

DeKalb County has received $73,742,270.50 in the first tranche of ARP Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds.  This agenda item appropriates $1,900,000 to fund an employee COVID-19 vaccination incentive program.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

To approve appropriation of American Rescue Plan funding to eligible programs and operating expenses and authorize the Chief Executive Officer to execute all necessary documents.