Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1947    Version: 1 Name: ARPA - FFF Replacement
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 12/1/2021 In control: Financial & Administrative Committee
On agenda: Final action: 12/14/2021
Title: Resolution authorizing an emergency appropriation of $45,000 of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (CSLFRF) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for Fire Fighting Foam replacement in Fund 746 ARPA Fund from Lake County's allocation for revenue replacement.
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Resolution authorizing an emergency appropriation of $45,000 of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (CSLFRF) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for Fire Fighting Foam replacement in Fund 746 ARPA Fund from Lake County's allocation for revenue replacement.

Staff Summary
* The ARPA was signed into law on March 11, 2021. On May 19, 2021 the County received $67,646,879, half of the amount the County will receive in total from the US Treasury.
* The funds can be used for needs associated with public health, to counteract negative economic impacts, provide services to disproportionately impacted communities, for infrastructure, to provide premium pay, for governmental operations in an amount equal to lost revenue, and for administrative purposes during a period from March 3, 2021 to December 31, 2024.
* On August 6, 2021 the State of Illinois adopted SB561 prohibiting the use of a current firefighting foam by January 1, 2022. Lake County's fire departments have collectively requested funding from Lake County to purchase replacement foam and equipment as well as funding to dispose of the prohibited foam.
* This expense does not fit within a direct ARPA expense category and therefore, will reduce the allotment for revenue replacement.
* Authority to spend appropriated funds and execute any and all agreements with partners related to this allocation and distribution of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds is delegated to the County Administrator or his designee(s).

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RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the Lake County fire departments have collectively identified a need for replacement fire fighting foam in response to a change in State law; and

WHEREAS, Lake County received ARPA funds from the federal government to help support Lake County recover from and respond to the negative impacts caused by this and future pandemics; and

WHEREAS, the revenue replacement expenditure category within the ARPA guidelines can be used to offse...

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