Lake County, IL
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File #: 20-0986    Version: 1 Name: IDPH COVID-19 Contact Tracing $4.9M
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 7/20/2020 In control: Health & Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 8/11/2020
Title: Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) grant and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $4,905,757.98 for the COVID-19 Contact Tracing grant.
Attachments: 1. IDPH COVID-19 Contact Tracing

Title

Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Public Health (IDPH) grant and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $4,905,757.98 for the COVID-19 Contact Tracing grant.

 

Staff Summary

                     The $4,905,757.98 IDPH grant will be used to support a contractual agreement for temporary contact tracing staff, office supplies, laptops, and cellular data plans.

                     The $4,905,757.98 in additional grant funding has not been previously appropriated because the grant resources were secured after the County’s adoption of the Fiscal Year (FY) 2020 budget.

                     The grant award will be for the period June 1, 2020 through May 31, 2021.

 

Body

RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Lake County Health Department and Community Health Center has received a grant increase delivered by our Prevention Unit; and

 

WHEREAS, these dollars will provide a legitimate increase in services to Lake County with no impact on local taxes; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant amount totaling $4,905,757.98 has not been previously appropriated, having been awarded after adoption of the Fiscal Year 2020 budget; and

 

WHEREAS, the proposed appropriation will be fully offset by the above referenced items thereby not requiring the expenditure of local tax revenue.

 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, by this County Board of Lake County, Illinois, that an emergency appropriation in the amount of $4,905,757.98 is hereby authorized in the Health Department budget as identified on the listing of expense and revenue budget modifications attached hereto and made part hereof; and

 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the revenue budgets as identified on the attached listing be modified as provided by increased funding from the following:

 

Illinois Department of Public Health - COVID-19 Contact Tracing, $4,905,757.98.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on August 11, 2020.