Lake County, IL
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File #: 21-1948    Version: 1 Name: ARPA Emergency Appropriation - Grant Tracker
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 in an amount not to exceed $100,000 of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (CSLFRF) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for a grant recipient tracker database for ARPA expenses and allocations in Fund 746 ARPA Fund.
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Resolution authorizing an emergency appropriation in an amount not to exceed $100,000 of Coronavirus State and Local Fiscal Recovery Funds (CSLFRF) as part of the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) for a grant recipient tracker database for ARPA expenses and allocations in Fund 746 ARPA Fund.

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.
* There are extensive reporting, compliance, performance metrics, equity and evidence-based reporting requirements for ARPA spend in a specific format required by the U.S. Treasury.
* Lake County is seeking to purchase this grant recipient tracking database that is specifically designed for ARPA reporting and can be configured for Lake County-specific needs.
* It is anticipated that this expense will be covered under a direct expense category under Administrative purposes.
* 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 County Administrator's Office and Finance Department have identified a need for a grant recipient tracking database for ARPA tracking, compliance and reporting; 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 ARPA guidelines all...

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