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File #: 2022-1220    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Preliminary Item
File created: 2/2/2022 In control: Board of Commissioners
On agenda: 2/22/2022 Final action: 2/22/2022
Title: Commission District(s): 1 and 6 Approval of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) State Block Grant Funding in the amount of $148,000, as part of the Covid-19 pandemic response. There is no cost to the County
Attachments: 1. Application for Federal Assistance SF-424, GDOT Letter, PDK ARPA Alloction, 2. GDOT Letter dated June 29, 2021, 3. PDK ARPA Allocations

Public Hearing:  YES      NO x                                  Department: Airport                                                    

 

AGENDA ITEM:

Title

Commission District(s): 1 and 6

Approval of Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) State Block Grant Funding in the amount of $148,000, as part of the Covid-19 pandemic response.  There is no cost to the County

 

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Information Contact: Mario A. Evans, Airport Director

Phone Number: 770.936.5440

 

PURPOSE:

To consider approving federal state block funding in the amount of $148,000 (through the FAA and the Georgia Department of Transportation), as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

 

To consider authorizing the Chief Executive Officer to execute the necessary documents.

 

NEED/IMPACT:

As a result of the Covid-19 pandemic, the County and the Airport will receive $148,000 from the FAA’s state block grant program, as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA).

 

The funding is in the amount of $148,000.  The distribution will be provided at a 100% federal share with no local match required.

 

The funding can be spent immediately to help minimize any adverse impact from the current Covid-19 health emergency.

 

The County Attorney has not reviewed the grant documents.

 

Grant documents are in the Office of the Director, DeKalb Peachtree Airport.

 

FISCAL IMPACT:

This is federal state block grant funding to the County and the Airport in the amount of $148,000.  There is no cost to the County.

 

RECOMMENDATION:

Recommended Action

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

 

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION:

Attachments:  Application for Federal Assistance SF-424

                       GDOT Letter dated June 29, 2021

                        PDK ARPA  Allocation