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File #: R-052-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 4/3/2020 In control: Budget Committee
On agenda: 4/23/2020 Final action: 4/23/2020
Title: A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SUSPEND ORDINANCE 081, SERIES 2019 OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 OPERATING ORDINANCE AS RELATES TO THE PROCEDURES FOR DISTRIBUTING FUNDS TO EXTERNAL AGENCY FUND (EAF) RECIPIENTS AS A RESULT OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC.
Sponsors: Bill Hollander (D-9), Barbara Sexton Smith (D-4)
Attachments: 1. R-052-20 V.1 040920 Suspend Procedures for Distributing Funds to EAF due to COVID-19.pdf, 2. RES 039 2020.pdf
RESOLUTION NO. __________, SERIES 2020
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A RESOLUTION AUTHORIZING THE MAYOR TO SUSPEND ORDINANCE 081, SERIES 2019 OF THE FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 OPERATING ORDINANCE AS RELATES TO THE PROCEDURES FOR DISTRIBUTING FUNDS TO EXTERNAL AGENCY FUND (EAF) RECIPIENTS AS A RESULT OF THE NOVEL CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19) PANDEMIC.
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SPONSORED BY: COUNCIL MEMBERS BILL HOLLANDER AND
BARBARA SEXTON SMITH

WHEREAS, Metro Government understands that the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic has created significant financial hardship on external agency recipients who are on the front lines providing services throughout the Louisville Metro community;
WHEREAS, Metro Government currently requires external agencies to provide timely documentation in order to receive monthly or quarterly allotments and maintain fiscal compliance;
WHEREAS, it is recommended that Metro Government amend the procedures for distributing funds to external agency recipients through a modified release process with the understanding that the external agency recipients will provide appropriation documentation, programs, and services whenever feasible;
WHEREAS, Metro Government wishes to take advantage of this opportunity;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL OF THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT AS FOLLOWS:

SECTION I. The Mayor is hereby authorized to suspend the reporting and distribution procedures of Ordinance 081, Series 2019 of the fiscal year 2019-2020 operating ordinance applicable to external agency fund (EAF) recipients, in response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The Mayor may allow for distribution of funding during fiscal year 2019-2020 to the various recipient agencies who are unable to provide the services and programs during the fourth quarter of fiscal year 2019-2020 due to coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic-related events and closures beyond their control with the understanding that the aff...

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