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File #: R-049-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 3/31/2020 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 4/9/2020 Final action: 4/9/2020
Title: AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT FUNDING IN THE FORM OF DIRECT GRANTS OR REIMBURSEMENT FROM VARIOUS ECONOMIC RELIEF PACKAGES APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, RELATED TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC.
Sponsors: David James (D-6), Bill Hollander (D-9), Kevin Kramer (R-11)
Attachments: 1. R-049-20 V.1 040920 EMERGENCY Mayor Accept Grant Relief Funds from US for COVID-19 Pandemic.pdf, 2. RES 038 2020.pdf

RESOLUTION No. __________, Series 2020

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AN EMERGENCY RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO ACCEPT FUNDING IN THE FORM OF DIRECT GRANTS OR REIMBURSEMENT FROM VARIOUS ECONOMIC RELIEF PACKAGES APPROVED BY THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT, EITHER DIRECTLY OR THROUGH THE COMMONWEALTH OF KENTUCKY, RELATED TO THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC.

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SPONSORED BY:   COUNCIL PRESIDENT JAMES AND COUNCIL MEMBERS HOLLANDER AND KRAMER

 

WHEREAS, Metro Government provides aid and relief to the citizens of Louisville Metro and is eligible for direct grants or reimbursement from the federal government or through the Commonwealth of Kentucky for expenditures related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic;

WHEREAS, Metro Government wishes to take advantage of this opportunity; and

WHEREAS, this Resolution requires emergency consideration as authorized by Council Rule 7.01 because it is essential that the government act expeditiously to accept funding to address the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT (THE COUNCIL) AS FOLLOWS:

 

SECTION I:  The Mayor is hereby authorized to accept funding in the form of direct grants or reimbursement from various economic relief packages approved by the federal government, either directly or through the Commonwealth of Kentucky, related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. 

SECTION II:  This Resolution shall take effect upon its passage and approval.

 

 

_______________________________ Sonya Harward Metro Council Clerk

_____________________________ David James President of the Council

 

 

 _______________________________ Greg Fischer Mayor

 _____________________________ Approval Date

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND LEGALITY:

 

Michael J. O’Connell

Jefferson County Attorney

 

 

 

BY:  ____________________________

 

R-049-20 RES COVID-19 Reimbursement Resolution