Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0463    Version: 1 Name: COVID-19 Crisis Grant
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/21/2022 In control: Health and Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 4/12/2022
Title: Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Public Health grant and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $1,037,539 for the COVID-19 Crisis grant.
Attachments: 1. COVID-19 FY22 Crisis Grant - Recovery

Title

Joint resolution accepting the Illinois Department of Public Health grant and authorizing an emergency appropriation in the amount of $1,037,539 for the COVID-19 Crisis grant.

 

Staff Summary

                     The $1,037,539 Illinois Department of Public Health grant will fund five new positions, consultants, contact tracing support, and indirect expenses.

                     The $1,037,539 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) 2022 budget.

                     The grant award will be for the period January 1, 2022, through June 30, 2023.

 

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 will be used for five new positions that will be eliminated if or when this grant’s funding is no longer available and no other funding source outside of property tax dollars has been identified; and

 

WHEREAS, this grant amount totaling $1,037,539 has not been previously appropriated, having been awarded after adoption of the Fiscal Year 2022 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 $1,037,539 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 Crisis Grant, $1,037,539.

 

DATED at Waukegan, Illinois, on April 12, 2022.