Lake County, IL
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File #: 22-0550    Version: 1 Name: Joint resolution approving of Intergovernmental Agreement for the administration of American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) HOME funds allocated to the Lake County Consortium.
Type: resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/31/2022 In control: Health and Community Services Committee
On agenda: Final action: 5/10/2022
Title: Joint resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to administer American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds awarded to the Lake County HOME Consortium.
Attachments: 1. HOME-ARP IGA_FINAL.pdf
Title
Joint resolution approving an Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) to administer American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) funds awarded to the Lake County HOME Consortium.

Staff Summary
* The American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) appropriated $5 billion of funding through the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME-ARP) to address the need for homelessness assistance and supportive services.
* The Lake County Consortium consists of the County of Lake, the City of North Chicago, and the City of Waukegan.
* The Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) sets the framework for the allocation and administration of $6,025,377.00 of HOME-ARP funds awarded to the Lake County Consortium.
* Lake County, as the lead entity, is responsible for ensuring compliance with HUD HOME-ARP regulations.
* In accordance with County Board Rules, the State's Attorney's Office has reviewed this Intergovernmental Agreement.

Body
RESOLUTION

WHEREAS, the American Rescue Plan Act (ARPA) appropriated funding to Participating Jurisdictions (PJs) in the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) HOME Investment Partnership Program (HOME) to address the need for homelessness assistance and supportive services; and

WHEREAS, the Lake County HOME Consortium (Consortium) is a qualifying PJ; and

WHEREAS, the Consortium consists of Lake County, the City of Waukegan and the City of North Chicago; and

WHEREAS, the Lake County HOME Consortium was awarded $6,025,377.00 (HOME-ARP); and

WHEREAS, the agreed upon Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA) sets framework for the allocation and administration of HOME-ARP funds; and

WHEREAS, the Consortium desires to a regional, collaborative approach to address homeless needs without geographic or jurisdictional restriction on funding allocations; and

WHEREAS, Lake County will serve as the lead entity and will assume responsibility for the development of an allocation plan and HUD compliance.

NOW, THEREFORE,...

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