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File #: 20-1150    Version: 1 Name: 8/17/20 Resolution to Approve and Accept Various Grant Fund Opportunities
Type: Resolution Status: Passed
File created: 8/17/2020 In control: City Council
On agenda: 8/17/2020 Final action: 8/17/2020
Enactment date: 8/17/2020 Enactment #: R-20-310
Title: Resolution to Approve and Accept Various Grant Fund Opportunities and Appropriate Funding ($13,274,184) (8 Votes Required)
Title
Resolution to Approve and Accept Various Grant Fund Opportunities and Appropriate Funding ($13,274,184) (8 Votes Required)
Memorandum
The COVID-19 pandemic has had devastating effects on the world economy. The City of Ann Arbor has experienced this most profoundly in loss of revenue. City staff has endeavored to find solutions to balance our budget given revised revenue estimates. These solutions have been primarily expenditure reductions.

Several Federal and State grant opportunities are available that will provide relief to the City, its residents, and its employees. The table below summarizes these opportunities:



The U.S. Department of Justice Coronavirus Emergency Supplemental Funding (CESF) Program will provide funding to assist eligible states, local units of government, and tribes in preventing, preparing for, and responding to the coronavirus. The City has been allocated $59,184, and application for the grant has been made to cover costs of personal protective equipment for Police.

The State of Michigan First Responder Hazard Pay Premiums Program (FRHPPP) covers the cost of providing $1,000 hazard pay bonuses to all Firefighters and Law Enforcement Officers. The City must pay these bonuses by September 30, 2020 and will be reimbursed by November 14, 2020.

The State of Michigan Public Safety and Public Health Payroll Reimbursement Program (PSPHPR) was created to reimburse for eligible public safety and public health payroll expenditures. Round One provides reimbursement for April and May 2020 public safety and public health payroll expenditures. Round Two will provide reimbursement for June and July public safety and public health payroll expenditures, to the extent that funding is available.

The EGLE Water & Wastewater Assistance Program provides for the reimbursement of water and wastewater arrearages of up to $700 for eligible residents. The residents must participate in the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) to be e...

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