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File #: 2020-3651    Name:
Type: Discussion Item Status: Agenda Ready
File created: 8/27/2020 In control: Finance and Budget Committee
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action:
Title: CARES Act Funding Approval Process
Attachments: 1. Procurement Policy, 2. Applications, 3. Presentation, 4. Coronavirus Relief Funds for PS Agencies - Staff Recommendation
Related files: BILL NO. 20-168, BILL NO. 20-167, BILL NO. 20-159, BILL NO. 20-158, BILL NO. 20-166, BILL NO. 21-33
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CARES Act Funding Approval Process

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Issue/Request:
CARES Act Funding Approval Process

Key Issues:
The purpose of the presentation is to give a status report on CARES Act funding disbursement activities, review the disbursement process, and seek input and approval.

Of the $5.9 million CARES Act funds provided to the City of Lee’s Summit, approximately $5.34 million will be distributed to City operational costs for COVID mitigation and response.
-$4.34 million is subject to the Procurement Policy.
a. Competitive bid process.
b. Cooperative purchasing contracts.
c. On-call contracts previously approved by City Council.
d. Sole Source when necessary.
e. City Manager approval up to $50,000.
f. City Council action exceeding $50,000.
-$650,000 is assigned to reimbursement for payroll expenditures.
-$350,000 is for EPSLA and emergency FMLA payment and quarantine of 1st Responders.

$560,000 will distributed to Community-based organizations.
-Established application / review based on CDBG process.
-Solicited community responses.
-Review of responses and summarized staff recommendation.
-Presentation to City Council for consideration.
-Created approval process for disbursement.

Proposed City Council Motion:
A City Council motion is not needed. This item is for presentation and discussion purposes. There will be ordinances following this item that will require City Council action.

Background:
-On March 27, 2020, the United States enacted the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (“CARES Act”) which established the Coronavirus Relief Fund and appropriated $150 billion to the Fund.
-Jackson County, Missouri received $122.7 million from the Fund, and the County, through Ordinance 5372, has appropriated approximately $36.9 million of its CARES Act funding to the cities within its borders.
-Jackson County appropriated $5,921,527 to the City of Lee’s Summit.

Impact/Analysis:
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Timeline:
-June 22: Jackson County approves...

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