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File #: O-538-20    Version: 1 Name:
Type: Ordinance Status: Passed
File created: 11/13/2020 In control: Metro Council
On agenda: 12/10/2020 Final action: 12/10/2020
Title: AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 073, SERIES 2020 RELATING TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 OPERATING BUDGET FOR THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT BY APPROPRIATING $10,000,000 OF GENERAL FUND COMMITTED FUND BALANCE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 TO THE OFFICE OF RESILIENCE & COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR UTILITY ASSISTANCE GRANTS.
Sponsors: Bill Hollander (D-9), Markus Winkler (D-17), Keisha Dorsey (D-3), Barbara Shanklin (D-2), Cindi Fowler (D-14)
Attachments: 1. O-538-20 V.1 111920 Amend Budget for Utility Assistance Grants.pdf, 2. ORD 161 2020.pdf

ORDINANCE NO. ____________, SERIES 2020

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AN ORDINANCE AMENDING ORDINANCE NO. 073, SERIES 2020 RELATING TO THE FISCAL YEAR 2020-2021 OPERATING BUDGET FOR THE LOUISVILLE/JEFFERSON COUNTY METRO GOVERNMENT BY APPROPRIATING $10,000,000 OF GENERAL FUND COMMITTED FUND BALANCE FROM FISCAL YEAR 2019-2020 TO THE OFFICE OF RESILIENCE & COMMUNITY SERVICES FOR UTILITY ASSISTANCE GRANTS.

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SPONSORED BY:  COUNCIL MEMBERS HOLLANDER, WINKLER,

                           DORSEY, SHANKLIN, AND FOWLER

 

WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the health of Louisville Metro residents; and

WHEREAS, the COVID-19 pandemic has caused an economic recession that has widely affected the personal finances of many Louisville Metro residents; and

WHEREAS, it is in the public interest to maintain Louisville Metro residents’ access to such vital services as water, sewer, and gas & electric utilities; and

WHEREAS, it is appropriate to provide grant relief to such residents for both their financial and health concerns to benefit the entirety of the community by slowing the spread of the virus.

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

 

                     SECTION I:                     Part I. Revenues and Funding Sources, of Ordinance 073, Series 2020 is hereby amended as follows:

 

 

                     SECTION II: Part I., F. Chief of Community Building, 6. Office of Resilience & Community Services, of Ordinance No. 073, Series 2020 is hereby amended as follows:

6.                     OFFICE OF RESILIENCE & COMMUNITY SERVICES

1.                     General Fund                                                               10,151,300                     20,151,300

2.                     Community Development                                            2,282,300                     

3.                     Agency and Other Receipts                     24,716,600

Total - Office of Resilience & Community Services                     37,150,200                     47,150,200                     

SECTION III: The Office of Resilience & Community Services is requested to provide an update to the Metro Council on the expenditure of these funds prior to March 31, 2021.

SECTION IV: The Council has determined the funds requested in this Ordinance will be expended for a public purpose.

SECTION V:  This Ordinance shall take effect upon its passage and approval.

 

 

 

_______________________________ Sonya Harward Metro Council Clerk

_____________________________ David James President of the Council

 

 

 _______________________________ Greg Fischer Mayor

 _____________________________ Approved Date

 

 

 

APPROVED AS TO FORM AND LEGALITY:

 

Michael J. O’Connell

Jefferson County Attorney

 

 

 

BY:  ____________________________

 

FILE ID# O-538-20 FY21 Utility Appropriation to RCS