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File #: BILL NO. 20-167    Name:
Type: Ordinance - Committee Status: Passed
File created: 9/4/2020 In control: City Council - Special Session
On agenda: 9/14/2020 Final action: 9/14/2020
Title: An Ordinance allocating Coronavirus Relief Funds to certain non-profit entities.
Attachments: 1. Ordinance
Related files: BILL NO. 20-194, 2020-3651
Title
An Ordinance allocating Coronavirus Relief Funds to certain non-profit entities.

Body
Issue/Request:
An Ordinance allocating Coronavirus Relief Funds to certain non-profit entities.


Proposed Committee Motion:
I move to recommend to City Council for approval an Ordinance allocating Coronavirus Relief Funds to certain non-profit entities.

Proposed Council Motion:
FIRST READING: I move for second reading of an Ordinance allocating Coronavirus Relief Funds to certain non-profit entities.

SECOND READING: I move for adoption of an Ordinance allocating Coronavirus Relief Funds to certain non-profit entities.

Background:

$335,000 has been set aside for distribution to Lee's Summit nonprofit organizations. These funds are to be awarded based on expenses incurred or business interruption losses as a result of responding to or mitigating against the impacts of COVID-19. Multiple requests were received and evaluated based on the following criteria:

· Access to and receipt of other funding sources to respond to and mitigate against COVID-19; Percent of other funds received that will be used to provide specified service
· Clear and specific correlation between planned use of funds and how such service/activity responds to and mitigates against COVID-19
· Estimated number of Lee’s Summit citizens and/or businesses that will benefit from services/activity
· Demonstrated ability and plan to reach and assist a broad and diverse group of Lee’s Summit citizens and/or businesses
· Percentage of funds that will spent within the City of Lee’s Summit boundaries and be used to directly benefit Lee’s Summit citizens and/or businesses
· Experience in providing assistance to public
All sub-recipients must also comply with the Federal Regulations associated with the CARES Act, U.S. Department of Treasury Guidance and Frequently Asked Questions documents. Additional consideration was given to expenses that have already been incurred, clarity of the overall request, amount o...

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